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SHOULD WE TEACH PATRIOTIC HISTORY?

Harry Brighouse

in Citizenship and Education in Liberal-Democratic Societies: Teaching for Cosmopolitan Values and Collective Identities

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780199253661
eISBN:
9780191601972
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199253668.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Harry Brighouse’s essay concludes Part I of the book by taking up one aspect of the task of clarifying the role of common education, by applying it to the teaching of patriotism in public (common) ... More


“Wondering Who the Heroes Were”:: Zimbabwe’s Novels of Atrocity

Eleni Coundouriotis

in The People’s Right to the Novel: War Fiction in the Postcolony

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780823262335
eISBN:
9780823266357
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823262335.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

Zimbabwe’s national literature is frequently characterized as a war literature because it returns obsessively to the nation’s violent struggles for liberation. The narration of atrocity figures ... More


The History of These Sublime Cordilleras: Geology, Prehistory, and History

Nancy P. Appelbaum

in Mapping the Country of Regions: The Chorographic Commission of Nineteenth-Century Colombia

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781469627441
eISBN:
9781469627465
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469627441.003.0008
Subject:
History, Latin American History

The seventh chapter considers how the commissioners and their contemporaries—particularly Joaquín Acosta—read the natural and human history that they saw written on the mountainous landscapes of New ... More


Origins of Myth: Arminius in Ancient Literature and in German Scholarship

Martin M. Winkler

in Arminius the Liberator: Myth and Ideology

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780190252915
eISBN:
9780190252939
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190252915.003.0002
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter demonstrates that the process of historical mythmaking about Arminius began as early as in Augustan Rome. Ancient historians and poets interpreted the scanty facts concerning Varus’ ... More


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