6 edition of Reckoning with the Past found in the catalog.
December 28, 2004
by Lexington Books
Written in English
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||256|
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With Northern Ireland as her focal point, Margaret E. Smith examines how group narratives are used in the field of history education to address both future conflict prevention and post-conflict rebuilding.
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Time is nigh to reckon with our past. Our future just might depend on it.