Some formats of public history in Western Australia are uniquely linked to the state’s distinctive history, environments, and culture.
Tag Archive for ‘Postcolonial Perspectives’
Resistance to the National Narrative in Uruguay
The national narrative in Uruguay is much like its landscape, a continuum without abrupt changes. However, the demands of recent history are creating pressure…
Māori History and a Sense of Place
The recently launched Māori History website has the potential to see Māori views successfully accommodated in history. It also provides an example of how a bold curriculum initiative …
Charlottesville and the Controversial Past in Belgium
Charlottesville 2017. The Belgian press took over the topic a few days later and returned to the issue of monuments and street names: l’héritage colonial.
Controversies over Monuments: An Opportunity
The recent controversies over colonial and Confederate monuments is somehow misleading. Most of monuments go unnoticed.
Culture, Civilization and Historical Consciousness
Revisions to the history curriculum currently under way in British Columbia, Canada replace, among other changes, a senior course on Comparative Civilizations with one entitled Comparative Cultures.
Complexity in the Specification of the History Curriculum
Bishop Colenso, Great Britain, and South Africa. A school history curriculum variously gives learners an introduction to historical themes. It does not, however, convey well the complexity of the past.
A Matter of Choice–Biculturalism
Biculturalism? In the high-autonomy curriculum environment in New Zealand, it is history teachers who are charged with the responsibility of engaging young people with controversial aspects of postcoloniality.