London Metropolitan University Research Institutes

One Country, Many Cultures!

Author(s) Henry Maitles Paula Cowan  
Publisher CiCe Publications  
Year 2004  
Editor A. Ross, The Experience of Citizenship  
Language English  
Age group -  
The problematic nature of defining Holocaust education is described by Gundare and Batelaan in terms of its dependence of the country in question, and of that counters history of anti-Semitism and extent of collaboration or resistance during World War Two. This explains their statement that Holocaust education is not, and should not be, the same everywhere (2003, p.151-152). Scotland's involvement in World War Two is not recognised as a significant part of Scottish history as such, yet its contribution included: taking in Eastern European refugees and children who had come to the UK on the Kindertransports, and the active service of Scottish soldiers which included liberating Bergen-Belsen concentration camp. Furthermore, one Scot, Sister Jane Haining has been recognised as a Righteous Amongst the Nations for helping Jewish children during the Holocaust. The requirement for alternative factors to be included in determining the nature of Holocaust ed

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