The politics of national education: values and aims of Israeli history curricula, 1956–1995

@article{Hofman2007ThePO,
  title={The politics of national education: values and aims of Israeli history curricula, 1956–1995},
  author={Amos Hofman},
  journal={Journal of Curriculum Studies},
  year={2007},
  volume={39},
  pages={441 - 470}
}
  • Amos Hofman
  • Published 1 August 2007
  • Sociology
  • Journal of Curriculum Studies
Jewish history is unique in the sense that it expands over a vast period of time and takes place in almost all places in the world. This creates a major potential for historical debates. The state of Israel, which views itself as the high‐point of Jewish national identity, has inherited these debates but attempted to find a way between them by creating a unified history curriculum for its state educational system. This attempt has failed, and on‐going ‘history wars’ between various… Expand
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