Palgrave Handbook of Research in Historical Culture and Education

M Carretero, S Berger, Maria Grever

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This handbook provides a broad overview of current research and theories on historical culture and education. It consists of thirty-nine chapters divided into four parts: I. Historical Culture: Conceptualizing the Public Uses of History; II. The Appeal of the Nation in History Education of Postcolonial Societies; III. Reflections on History Learning and Teaching; IV. Educational Resources: Curricula, Textbooks and New Media. The handbook integrates contributions of researchers from history, historical theory, education, collective memory, museum studies, heritage, social and cognitive psychology, and other social sciences, stimulating an interdisciplinary dialogue. Contributors come from various countries of Northern and Southern America, Europe, North-Africa, Australia and Asia, providing an international perspective that does justice to the complexity of this field of study. The Palgrave Handbook of Research in Historical Culture and Education provides state-of-the-art research, focusing on how citizens and societies make sense of the past through different ways of representing it.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationLondon
Number of pages856
Publication statusPublished - 2017

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