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Making History: new journal will raise the level of debate on national identity, culture and the canon

Arthur Chapman, Hilary Cooper and Jon Nichol.  At a time of growing polarisation among politicians and the public, when people are increasingly entrenched in their views, and with nationalism on the rise – history is surely one of the most

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Is a little knowledge a dangerous thing? Students, national narratives and history education

 Jocelyn Létourneau and Arthur Chapman. Anxieties about national identity and its strengthening and preservation are common in countries around the world, and it is, of course, entirely natural that this should be so in times of great change, challenge and

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What are students ‘remembering’ on Holocaust Memorial Day?

Paul Salmons In classrooms, assemblies and public events across the country today young people have been gathering at events to commemorate the Holocaust. Candles are being lit, poems read, pledges made. For many, particularly those privileged to hear from Holocaust

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