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New Books in History Education and History of Education

History Education

Anderson, David, Alex de Cosson and Lisa McIntosh, eds. Research Informing the Practice of Museum Educators: Diverse Audiences, Challenging Topics, and Reflective Praxis. Rotterdam and Boston: Sense Publishers, 2015.

Carretero, Mario, Stephan Berger, and Maria Grever, eds. Palgrave Handbook of Research in Historical Culture and Education. London and New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2017.

Clark, Penney I., ed. New Possibilities for the Past: Shaping History Education in Canada. Vancouver, BC: UBC Press, 2011.

Conrad, Margaret, Kadriye Ercikan, Gerald Friesen, Jocelyn Létourneau, Delphin Muise, David Northrup, and Peter Seixas. Canadians and Their Pasts. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2013.

Dougherty, Jack, and Kristen Nawrotzki, eds. Writing History in the Digital Age. Ann Arbor MI: University of Michigan Press, 2013. Available to read for free online at http://www.digitalculture.org/books/writing-history-in-the-digital-age/.

Epstein, Terrie and Carla Peck, eds. Teaching and Learning Difficult Histories in International Contexts: A Critical Sociocultural Approach. Abington, UK: Routledge, 2017.

Ercikan, Kadriye, and Peter Seixas, eds. New Directions in Assessing Historical Thinking. New York: Routledge, 2015.

Erdmann, Elisabeth, and Wolfgang Hasberg, eds. History Teacher Education: Global Interrelations. Schwalbach/Ts: Wochenschau Verlag, 2015.

Gosselin, Viviane and Phaedra Livingstone, eds. Museums and the Past: Constructing Historical Consciousness. (Vancouver, BC: UBC Press, 2016).

Kee, Kevin, ed. Pastplay: Teaching and Learning History with Technology. Ann Arbor: Michigan University Press, 2014. /drupal_blank/en/content/available-michigan-university-press-second-publication-thenhier-book-series-pastplay

Köster, Manuel, Holger Thünemann, and Meik Zülsdorf-Kersting, eds. Researching History Education: International Perspectives and Disciplinary Traditions. Schwalbach/Ts.: Wochenschau Verlag, 2014.

Llewellyn, Kristina, Alexander Freund and Nolan Reilly. The Canadian Oral History Reader. Montréal and Kingston: McGill-Queen's University Press, 2015. /drupal_blank/en/content/canadian-oral-history-reader

Llewellyn, Kristina R. and Nicholas Ng-a-Fook, eds. Oral History and Educational Theories, Dilemmas, and Practices. New York: Palgrave Macmillan US, 2017.

Lowenthal, David. The Past is a Foreign Country – Revisited. London: Cambridge University Press, 2015.

Marcus, Alan S., Jeremy D. Stoddard, and Walter W. Woodward. Teaching History with Museums: Strategies for K-12 Social Studies. New York: Routledge, 2011.

Nakou, Irene, and Isabel Barca, eds. Contemporary Public Debates over History Education. Charlotte, NC: Information Age Publishing, 2010.

Nokes, Jeffery D. Building Students' Historical Literacies: Learning to Read and Reason with Historical Texts and Evidence.  New York: Routledge, 2012.

Peterson, Andrew. Education, Globalziation and the Nation.  London: Palgrave Macmillan, 2016.

Sandwell, Ruth, and Amy von Heyking, eds.  Becoming a History Teacher: Sustaining Practices in Historical Thinking and KnowingToronto: University of Toronto Press, 2014.

Seixas, Peter, and Tom Morton. The Big Six Historical Thinking Concepts. Toronto: Nelson, 2013.

Taylor, Tony, and Robert Guyver, eds. History Wars and the Classroom: Global Perspectives. Charlotte, NC: Information Age Publishing, 2012.

VanSledright, Bruce A. Assessing Historical Thinking and Understanding: Innovative Designs for New Standards. New York: Routledge, 2013.

History of Education

Ainley, Marianne Gosztonyi. Creating Complicated Lives: women and Science at English-Candian Universities, 1880-1980. Edited by Marelene Rayner-Canham and Geoffrey Rayner-Chanham. Montreal and Kingston: McGill-Queen's University Press, 2012.

Alcorn, Kerry. Border Crossings: US Culture and Education in Saskatchewan, 1905-1937. Montreal and Kingston: McGill-Queen’s University Press, 2013.

Ambrose, Linda M. A Great Rural Sisterhood: Madge Robertson Watt and the ACWW. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2015. 

Bennett, Paul W. Vanishing Schools, Threatened Communities: The Contested Schoolhouse in Maritime Canada, 1850-2010. Halifax and Winnipeg: Fernwood, 2011.

Boulter II, George F. and Barbara Grigo-Taylor. The Teacher and the Superintendent: Native Schooling in the Alaskan Interior, 1904-1918. Edmonton: Athabasca University Press, 2015.

Brenna, Beverly. Stories for Every Classroom:  Canadian Fiction Portraying Characters with Disabilities.  (Toronto:  Canadian Scholars Press, 2015).

Christou, Theodore Michael. Progressive Education: Revisioning and Reframing Ontario’s Public Schools, 1919-1942. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2012.

Christou, Theodore Michael, and Shawn Michael Bullock, eds. Foundations in Teacher Education: A Canadian Perspective. Ottawa: Canadian Association of Teacher Education, 2013. https://sites.google.com/site/cssecate/polygraph-book-series

Cook, Sharon Anne. Sex, Lies and Cigarettes: Canadian Women, Smoking, and Visual Culture, 1880-2000. Montreal and Kingston: McGill-Queen’s University Press, 2012.

Curtis, Bruce. Ruling by Schooling Quebec: Conquest to Liberal Governmentality – A Historical Sociology. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2012.

Di Mascio, Anthony. The Idea of Popular Schooling in Upper Canada: Print Culture, Public Discourse, and the Demand for Education. Montreal and Kingston: McGill-Queen’s University Press, 2012.

Fisher, Susan R. Boys and Girls in No Man’s Land: English-Canadian Children and the First World War. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2011.

Fraser, David. Honorary Protestants:  The Jewish School Question in Montreal, 1867-1997 (Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2015).

Gidney, Catherine. Tending the Student Body: Youth, Health, and the Modern University (Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2015).

Gidney, R. D., and W. P. J. Millar. How Schools Worked: Public Education in English Canada, 1900-1940.  Montreal and Kingston: McGill-Queen’s University Press, 2012.

Gleason, Mona and Tamara Myers, eds. Bringing Children and Childhood into Canadian History: The Difference Kids Make (Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2016).

Gleason, Mona. Small Matters: Canadian Children in Sickness and Health, 1900 to 1940. Montreal and Kingston: McGill-Queen’s University Press, 2013.

Grant, Judith Skelton. A Meeting of Minds: The Massey College Story (Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2015).

Llewellyn, Kristina R. Democracy’s Angels: The Work of Women Teachers. Montreal and Kingston: McGill-Queen’s University Press, 2012.

McCann, Phillip. Island in an Empire: Education, Religion, and Social Life in Newfoundland, 1800-1855. St. John's: Boulder Publications, 2016. 

McGregor, Heather E. Inuit Education and Schools in the Eastern Arctic. Vancouver, BC: UBC Press, 2010.

Merasty, Joseph A. and David Carpenter. The Education of Aujie Merasty: A Residential School Memoir. Regina: University of Regina Press, 2015.

Morgan, Ceilia. Commemorating Canada: History, Heritage, and Memory, 1850s-1990s. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2016.

Panayotidis, E. Lisa and Paul Stortz, eds. Women in Higher Education, 1850-1970: International Perspectives (NY & London:  Routledge, 2016).

Perry, George D. The Grand Regulator: The Miseducation of Nova Scotia's Teachers, 1838-1997. Montreal and Kingston: McGill-Queen’s University Press, 2013.

Raftery, Deirdre and Elizabeth M. Smyth, eds. Education, Identity, and Women Religious, 1800-1950. Abingdon and New York: Routledge, 2016.

Raptis, Helen. What We Learned: Two Generations Reflect on Tsimshian Education and the Day Schools. (Vancouver, BC: UBC Press, 2016).

Rempel, Richard. Research and Reform:  W.P. Thompson at the University of Saskatchewan (Montreal and Kingson:  McGill-Queen’s University Press, 2013).

Stanley, Timothy J. Contesting White Supremacy: School Segregation, Anti-Racism, and the Making of Chinese Canadians. Vancouver, BC: UBC Press, 2011.

Stanworth, Karen. Visibly Canadian:  Imaging Collective Identities in the Canadas:  1820-1910.  (Montreal and Kingson: McGill-Queen’s University Press, 2014).

Stortz, Paul, and Lisa Panayotidis, eds . Cultures, Communities and Conflict: Histories of Canadian Universities and War. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2012.

Walton, Fiona and Darlene O’Leary. Sivumut:  Towards the Future Together: Inuit Women Educational Leaders in Nunavut and Nunavik (Toronto:  Canadian Scholars; Press, 2015).

Woolford, Andrew. This Benevolent Experience: Indigenous Boarding Schools, Genocide, and Redress in Canada and the United States. Winnipeg: University of Manitoba Press, 2015.

Wright, Donald.  Donald Creighton:  A Life in History.  (Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2015).