The History of Leith

June 10, 2007

Stop endless lessons about Nazis. Tell us our national story instead

Once, history was about studying the past. Today, it’s a question of identity, belonging and citizenship. As ministers last week launched their latest policies to promote Britishness, thousands of students were turning over the page on their history AS-levels. The two events were not unrelated. For, despite the government’s admirable plans, it is in the classroom that a proper understanding of British identity will be forged. for more click here

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