Unpacking the school: Textbooks, teachers, and the construction of nationhood in Mexico, Argentina, and Peru

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Matthias vom Hau;
  • Subject: /dk/atira/pure/subjectarea/asjc/3300/3305 | Nationalism, Education, Latin America | Sociology and Political Science | Geography, Planning and Development | /dk/atira/pure/subjectarea/asjc/3300/3312

This article examines trajectories of nationalism in twentieth-century Argentina, Mexico, and Peru through the analytical lens of schooling. I argue that textbooks reveal state-sponsored conceptions of nationhood. In turn, the outlooks and practices of teachers provide ... View more
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