HISTORY TEXTBOOKS AS TEACHING AND SCHOLARLY TEXTS FORMING THE HISTORICAL THINKING AND AWARENESS AMONG STUDENTS
[UCEBNICE DEJEPISU AKO DIDAKTICKO-ODBORNE TEXTY FORMUJUCE HISTORICKE MYSLENIE A VEDOMIE ZIAKOV]
Dana Nagyova – Anna Bockova
The paper represents the output of the research realized in 2016 and 2017. The aim of the research was to analyze the depiction of relations between the Czechs and Slovaks in history textbooks that represent as a specific type of historical literature, teaching and scholarly texts affecting and forming the historical thinking and awareness among students. The analysis concentrates on history textbooks that were published in 1918 – 1938 and 1945 – 1989. A sample of textbooks under review consists of 18 textbooks dating back to 1918 – 1938, and 23 textbooks dating back to 1945 – 1989. The textbooks under review were published in Slovak language, and were used on the territory of Slovakia.
history textbooks, Czech-Slovak relations, didactics of history, historical thinking, historical awareness