Volume 5/2013/1


Kamil Štěpánek
Media Reflexion of Contemporary Polish History in Czech History Textbooks.

The present text deals with content analysis of Czech teaching texts with regard to presence of iconic text. The subject of the analysis is the image of Poland after World War II in Czech textbooks of history for the second stage of elementary education in the latter half of the past and the beginning of this century. Following summarisation, analysis and interpretation of the found visual material the author of this contribution concludes that the textbook authors still apply the stereotype of selective choice scheme and little activating teaching potential of the selected images.

Key words: Contemporary polish history; Czech textbooks; Iconic text; Teaching history.

doi:10.2478/cphpj-2013-0008

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