Caiger, J. G.
The purpose of this study is to describe the values
underlying the vision of the national identity as revealed
in the course in Japanese history that was compulsory for
all schoolchildren. It seeks to establish the wider
social significance of the course throughout the modern
period in the history of Japanese education, from 1872 to
This study focuses its attention on official statements
about the aims of teaching Japanese history and on
textbooks, either compiled by the Ministry...[Show more]
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