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Democracy's untold story : what world history textbooks neglect /

by Paul Gagnon.

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Main Author: Gagnon, Paul A.
Published: Washington, D.C. (555 New Jersey Ave., Washington 20001) : American Federation of Teachers, ©1987.
Topics: Democracy - Study and teaching - United States. | History - Study and teaching - United States. | World history - Textbooks. | Textbooks - United States. | Démocratie - Étude et enseignement - États-Unis. | Histoire - Étude et enseignement - États-Unis. | Histoire universelle - Manuels. | Manuels scolaires - États-Unis.
Regions: United States.
Genres: Textbooks.
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Education for democracy: a statement of principles -- The problem of what must be taught -- Textbooks and the world history course -- Why study history? -- The legacy of the Greeks -- The fall and legacy of Rome -- The basic ideas of judaism and Christianity -- The Middle Ages as a source of representative government -- The trumph of parliament in the 17th century -- Ideas from the enlightenment -- The American and French revolutions -- The major ideologies of the 19th century -- Nation-states, nationalism, and imperialism -- World War I-before and after -- Totalitarianism, left and right -- Appeasement and democratic foreign policy -- Democracy in the world since 1945 -- Conclusion: Democracy's untold story.

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