Historical Thinking download free [PDF and Ebook] by Sam Wineburg

Historical Thinking download free [PDF and Ebook] by Sam Wineburg year 2001
  • Book name: Historical Thinking
  • Author: Sam Wineburg
  • Release date: 2001/2/21
  • Publisher: TEMPLE UNIVERSITY PRESS,U.S.
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: History and Archaeology
  • ISBN: 9781566398565
  • Rating: 8.64 of 10
  • Votes: 654
  • Review by: Jillian Knutson
  • Review rating: 9.85 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/11/1
  • Total pages: 280
  • Includes a PDF summary of 28 pages
  • Description or summary of the book: Since ancient times, the pundits have lamented young people's lack of historical knowledge and warned that ignorance of the past surely condemns humanity to repeating its mistakes. In the contemporary United States, this dire outlook drives a contentious debate about what key events, nations, and people are essential for history students. Sam Wineburg says that we are asking the wrong questions. This book demolishes the conventional notion that there is one true history and one best way to teach it. Although most of us think of history - and learn it - as a conglomeration of facts, dates, and key figures, for professional historians it is a way of knowing, a method for developing and understanding about the relationships of peoples and events in the past. A cognitive psychologist, Wineburg has been engaged in studying what is intrinsic to historical thinking, how it might be taught, and why most students still adhere to the u0022one damned thing after anotheru0022 concept of history. Whether he is comparing how students and historians interpret documentary evidence or analyzing children's drawings, Wineburg's essays offer u0022rough maps of how ordinary people think about the past and use it to understand the present.u0022 Arguing that we all absorb lessons about history in many settings - in kitchen table conversations, at the movies, or on the world-wide web, for instance - these essays acknowledge the role of collective memory in filtering what we learn in school and shaping our historical thinking.
  • Estimated reading time (average reader): 15H28M40S
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Teaching Of A Specific Subject, Curriculum Planning & Development, Cognition & Cognitive Psychology, Historiography, History: Theory & Methods
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  • Format: Paperback
  • Approximate value: 30.64 USD
  • Dimensions: 152x229x15.49mm
  • Weight: 399.16g
  • Printed by: Not Available
  • Published in: Philadelphia PA, United States
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