The effect of recent history courses that are taught at primary schools in line with the consideration of handing down the next generations in nation statism
AuthorBolat, Bengul Salman
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It can be said that French Revolution, broke out in 1789, affected Europe deeply in freedom, equality, particularly with the ideas of. After the French Revolution, growing nationalism idea and communities in Western Europe broke from the empire idea and and started to gather around the idea of nationalism. New values were introduced with the nationalism. Within this new formation, political powers adoption by the community and its efforts to provide legitimacy, transfer tools to future generations is extremely important. In this context, the teaching of history is of great importance. (C) 2012 Published by Elsevier Ltd.