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.

chapter |29 pages


History, Nationalism, and the Politics of Memory
ByEdward Vickers

chapter |31 pages

Identity Issues in Taiwan's History Curriculum

ByMei-Hui Liu, Li-Ching Hung, Edward Vickers

chapter |27 pages

The History Text: Framing Ethno-Cultural and Civic Nationalism in the Divided Koreas

ByChris Wilson, Danton Ford, Alisa Jones