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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 -  
Keywords/Abstract
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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