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Research Paper | History | Indonesia | Volume 6 Issue 11, November 2017
Scientific History or History for Education?
Abstract: There is currently an ongoing controversy in Japan concerning the contents in school textbook referring to Japanese military actions during the Pacific War and colonization of neighboring countries. In this context the author suggests that such contestation regarding textbooks occur as history education provides insight to the future, and reaches deeply into society. This paper is written based on library or literature studies, especially an Analysis of Japanese Government-Approach Middle School Textbooks and actual controversy and fluctuated of the issues in global media.
Keywords: textbook, Japan, Korea, ideology, controversy
Edition: Volume 6 Issue 11, November 2017,
Pages: 1300 - 1305