History Education and National Identity in East Asia
Edited by Edward Vickers
Published June 5th 2005 by Routledge – 360 pages
Visions of the past are crucual to the way that any community imagines itself and constructs its identity. This edited volume contains the first significant studies of the politics of history education in East Asian societies.
Edward Vickers is Lecturer in Comparative Education at the Institute of Education, University of London. He received his Ph.D. at the University of Hong Kong, and currently resides in Beijing. He has writted articles on the politics of history education in Hong Kong for Compartative Education and The Oxford Review of Education .