Foreword by Professor Clyde Chitty; Preface; Introduction: What is important about teaching the Holocaust in school history?; 1. History teachers on teaching the Holocaust; 2. What was the 'Holocaust'?; 3. Teaching the Holocaust before 1991; 4. The question of whether the Holocaust should be compulsory in school history; 5. Teaching the Holocaust in school history since 1991; Conclusion: Implications for the future.
Dr Lucy Russell lectures on the Primary PGCE and BA Ed courses at Goldsmiths College, University College London. Prior to that she was a History teacher in a Secondary School in Kent. She regularly writes for the TES.
Title mentioned by author, Lucy Russell, in an article in The Independent [Postgraduate], Thursday 14th February. Mention -Book News, February 2009 Mention --Book News, February 2009 Mention Book News, February 2009 "Teaching the Holocaust is a sensitive and contentious issue. Lucy Russell offers a clear and through outline of the arguments that have surrounded it. There is a fascinating behind-closed-doors account of how the topic passed in and out of favour with the history working group...Lucy Russell's own sympathies clearly lie with the Holocaust-as-ordinary-historical-topic camp, but she doesn't impose them; she invites is to debate the issues she has raised."--Sanford Lakoff "Tes "