Introduction: History Education in (and for) a Changing World

Scott Alan Metzger, Lauren Harris

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingForeword/postscript

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History education as a research field has grown considerably over the past three decades. The expanding international scope of the field is equally remarkable. In this introductory chapter, the handbook editors offer observations on this growth as well as the opportunities and challenges the field may face in the future. They identify major themes and issues in history education that frame the organization of this handbook and briefly discuss how the chapters align within this structure.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationThe Wiley International Handbook of History Teaching and Learning
Number of pages10
ISBN (Electronic)9781119100812
ISBN (Print)9781119100737
StatePublished - Mar 2 2018


  • History education
  • History education research
  • History learning
  • History teaching
  • Politics of history

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Arts and Humanities(all)


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