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In 'The New Teaching of History', H. G. Wells navigates the complex terrain of historiography with a distinctive prose that marries the meticulousness of a scholar with the narrative verve of a novelist. Addressing the criticisms of his seminal 'The Outline of History', Wells delves into the philosophy of history teaching, demonstrating the dynamic relationship between historical facts and their interpretations. This underlines the transformative potential of history when taught as an interconnected and evolving narrative rather than a series of disconnected events. Wells' flair for contextualizing historical events within broader societal and evolutionary trends exemplifies the literary context of early 20th-century historical synthesis, aiming to educate and engage a lay audience in the study of past societies and cultures. The text is meticulously rendered by DigiCat Publishing, preserving the integrity of the original while offering accessibility through modern formatting in both print and digital mediums. H. G. Wells, best known for his pioneering science fiction works, illustrates his versatility and depth as a thinker in 'The New Teaching of History'. His passion for a reformed educational paradigm that champions a global and chronological approach to understanding our collective past is evident. Drawing from his background as a teacher and his fascination with social reform, Wells offers critical insights into how history should be communicated to inspire and inform a progressive society. His work is thus not only a response to critics but a profound commentary on the educational systems of his time, advocating for a pedagogy that embraced a more comprehensive and inclusive view of human progress. 'The New Teaching of History' appeals to educators, historians, and the intellectually curious. It invites readers to reconsider not just the content but the methods of teaching history to nurture an informed and critical citizenry. Wells' innovative outlook on historical pedagogy remains relevant as contemporary discussions continue to challenge conventional curricula, making this book an indispensable resource. Through DigiCat Publishing's meticulous restoration, Wells' argument for a new philosophy of teaching history is made readily accessible and remains a compelling call to transform our understanding and appreciation of the human journey.


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Año de Edición
H. G. Wells
With a reply to some recent criticisms of The Outline of History
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Peso (Físico)
Tamaño Archivo (Virtual)
DRM (Virtual)
Formato Electrónico (Virtual)
The New Teaching of History
Biografía del Autor
<p>Herbert George Wells, known as H. G. Wells (1866?1946), was an English writer who crafted a rich literary career, becoming particularly renowned for his contributions to the science fiction genre. His work often projected contemporary technological and societal trends into the future, exploring the consequences of such advancements with prescient imagination. Although Wells is best known for his science fiction novels, such as \'The War of the Worlds\' (1898), \'The Time Machine\' (1895), \'The Invisible Man\' (1897), and \'The Island of Doctor Moreau\' (1896), his literary prowess extended beyond this genre. Wells also produced works on a variety of subjects, including history, politics, and social commentary. \'The New Teaching of History\' is one such didactic piece in which Wells reflects his interests in education and historiography. His approach to history was marked by an attempt to synthesize a comprehensive and accessible narrative that could be understood by the general public, thereby broadening the educational appeal of history as a subject. This pursuit mirrored his overall literary style, which was characterized by a clear, engaging, and often conversational prose aimed at enlightening as much as entertaining his readership. Wells\'s influence on both literature and cultural thought extends to this day, making him a staple subject in academic circles for those examining the intersections of literature, history, and speculative futures.</p>
ISBN: 8596547177227
Referencia: BW1037913827

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