chapter  5
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Some problems in the psychology of history teaching: historical ideas and concepts*

All three parts: the extensive and intensive aspects and the name of the concept, play important roles in all school history teaching. Even ifwe were to hold the view that very little generalization is possible in history - in the sense ofpredicting from the past what will happen in the future - we recognize that history entails much conceptual material if only from its heavy dependence on language.