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The Dictator’s Slow Return. Porfirio Díaz

July 2, 2015 marked the centennial of the death of dictator Porfirio Díaz, who governed Mexico from 1876 to 1910, when he was overthrown by the Mexican Revolution. Public opinion took advantage of the occasion to debate again his significance in Mexican history. But the historical significance of Porfirio …

Defining History as a School Subject

History curriculum documents for schools often contain a statement providing a description or definition of the nature of the subject. Recent developments in South Africa draw attention to the need to provide a justification for the vision and purpose of History as a school subject.

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