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    • Historical Thinking and Other Unnatural Acts: Charting the Future of Teaching the Past

    • Critical Perspectives On The Past
    • By: Sam Wineburg
    • Narrated by: Kevin Pierce
    • Length: 10 hrs and 24 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 25
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 21
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 21

    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.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • The wonderful parts of this book make it worth it

    • By Emily C on 05-28-14

    Regular price: $23.08