Reading History in Children's Books

Publisher : Springer

ISBN-13 : 1137026030

Page : 207 pages

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This book offers a critical account of historical books about Britain written for children, including realist novels, non-fiction, fantasy and alternative histories. It also investigates the literary, ideological and philosophical challenges involved in writing about the past, especially for an audience whose knowledge of history is often limited.

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