lørdag 19. desember 2015

South Korea’s Textbook Whitewash

The administration of President Park Geun-hye knows that history is a powerful tool for molding young minds. That is why, after weeks of rancorous public debate, on Nov. 3 it made official its decision to replace current middle and high school history textbooks produced by private publishers with government-issued ones by 2017. The announcement was condemned by many scholars and the political opposition. Read more