The Cause of Nowadays and the End of History? School History and the Centenary of the First World War

FORUM - ISSN 0963-8253
Volume 55 Number 3 (2013)

The Cause of Nowadays and the End of History? School History and the Centenary of the First World War
GARY McCULLOCH, pages 473-484
DOI: 10.2304/forum.2013.55.3.473

Abstract

The review of the National Curriculum and the centenary of the First World War have emphasised an orthodox patriotic and nostalgic historical ideal. The British coalition Conservative-Liberal government has aligned itself with the centenary commemorations of the First World War, while the war as social and political history may be in danger of being overshadowed by celebration and its profound and enduring implications therefore not fully understood.

Download Full Text PDF

To cite this article
GARY McCULLOCH (2013) The Cause of Nowadays and the End of History? School History and the Centenary of the First World War, FORUM, 55(3), 473-484

Share this