Inter- and Intracultural Differences in European History Textbooks

Inter- and Intracultural Differences in European History Textbooks

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This book focusses on inter- and intracultural differences in academic writing and ways of understanding. The example of primary and lower secondary history textbooks has been chosen as a rich source of cultural viewpoints, and in particular the topic of 'The Romans' as part of a common European heritage. Textbooks (and their related curricula) are examined in terms of their writing styles, the kinds of skills demanded in pupil tasks and overall objectives. altBRg Researchers working in different European countries: Austria, England, France, Germany (2 different Lander), Ireland and Italy present case-studies of 'The Romans' from their own country. It is thus possible to track cultural differences closely, and the intercultural expertise of the team also adds an informing dimension here. altBRg The writing team came together for a conference in February 2002 at the University of Bath to present and discuss their research. The book can thus be said to build on an interactive understanding of inter- and intracultural difference.qThis is more evident in the KS2 books than in the KS3 books reflecting perhaps a greater need for help at primary level. There is though in the ... It will also help you answer the question: How much did the Romans change Britain? (Howardanbsp;...

Title:Inter- and Intracultural Differences in European History Textbooks
Author:Carol Morgan
Publisher:Peter Lang - 2005


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