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The emergence of Holocaust education in American schools

Author: Thomas D Fallace; Palgrave Connect (Online service)
Publisher: New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2008.
Series: Secondary education in a changing world.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Interest by American educators in the Holocaust has increased exponentially during the second half of the twentieth century. In 1960 the Holocaust was barely being addressed in American public schools. Yet by the 1990s several states had mandated the teaching of the event. Drawing upon a variety of sources including unpublished works and interviews, this study traces the rise of genocide education in America. The  Read more...
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Fallace, Thomas D. (Thomas Daniel).
Emergence of Holocaust education in American schools.
New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2008
(DLC) 2007021791
(OCoLC)141187871
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas D Fallace; Palgrave Connect (Online service)
ISBN: 9780230611153 023061115X 1281976571 9781281976574
OCLC Number: 314769811
Description: 1 online resource (x, 231 pages).
Contents: Introduction: The story of Vineland, New Jersey --
Telling the war --
Holocaust education in New York City --
Affective revolution and Holocaust education --
Watching and defining the Holocaust --
Holocaustomania --
Critiquing Holocaust education --
Out of the discourse, into the classroom --
Teaching the Holocaust and the aims of secondary education --
Epilogue: The future of Holocaust education.
Series Title: Secondary education in a changing world.
Responsibility: Thomas D. Fallace.
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