The Menace of Nationalism in Education
Published December 8th 2011 by Routledge – 228 pages
Written between the two World Wars this volume examines education from the American, British, French & German perspectives and the degree to which the portrayal of those countries in school textbooks contributes to nationalism or world peace.
1. Education and the Problem of World Peace 2 The Patriotic Purpose in French Education 3 England Interpreted in the French Textbooks 4 Germany and the Great War in the French Textbooks 5 Toward International Peace 6 Nationalism versus Internationalism in German Decrees and Programmes 7 The German Textbooks 8 Nationalism and Internationalism in British Education 9 France in the British Textbooks 10 Germany and the Great War in the British Textbooks 11 The United States in British Textbooks 12 Conclusion Appendix 1 A Letter From A Teacher in Germany 2 An American Textbook Interpretation of Some of the Events Leading to the War of 1812.