The Politics of History Teaching in England and France during the 1980s

@article{Waldman2009ThePO,
  title={The Politics of History Teaching in England and France during the 1980s},
  author={Abby Waldman},
  journal={History Workshop Journal},
  year={2009},
  volume={68},
  pages={199 - 221}
}
  • Abby Waldman
  • Published 2009
  • Political Science
  • History Workshop Journal
��� Many British historians and educationists have examined the rise of the ‘new’ history in English schools in the 1960s and 1970s, and the debates and criticisms this provoked in the 1980s. 1 The introduction of the General Certificate of Secondary Education (GCSE) in 1986, and the moves towards the National Curriculum at the end of the decade, spurred the thorough politicization of the aims, content and methodology of school history. Yet British historians have thus far neglected to remark… Expand
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