Between national tradition and bilateral dialogue: Teaching the First World War in France and Germany to build lasting peace

Maguelone Nouvel-Kirschleger, Steffn Sammler

Abstract


The communication examines the representations of war and peace making processes in French and German textbooks since 1945. It analyses continuity and change in the choice of themes and their textual and iconographic representations at the example of the First World War. It tries to determine the weight of transnational bi- and European co-operation in the “teaching about war” with the objective of peace education in comparing them with persisting national traditions of politics of remembrance, historiography and history didactics.


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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.13128/Studi_Formaz-18014



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