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En granskning av det postkoloniala perspektivet i läromedel i historia

by Tornberg, Sandra

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The essay examines and compares three different textbooks used in gymnasieskolans A- course from a postcolonial perspective. The method used in the essay is a qualitative analysis. Edward Said’s postcolonial theories are used as a tool to facilitate the analysis of the textbooks. The purpose of the essay is to examine how the textbooks depicts different parts of the world, are they depicting a multicultural world view, or are the textbooks assuming a western perspective in their description of the world. The conclusion is that all textbooks used in the essay have a western perspective when they describe historical occurrences.
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School:Södertörns högskola

School Location:Sweden

Source Type:Master's Thesis

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Date of Publication:06/19/2008

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