Thursday, 3 June 2010

The resistable rise of Niall Ferguson

As the Guardian report, 'Niall Ferguson, the British historian most closely associated with a rightwing, Eurocentric vision of western ascendancy, is to work with the Conservatives to overhaul history in schools.' I have written a brief response in reaction here, but it seems to me that socialist historians should oppose what the Con-Dems are trying to do to the curriculum in schools - just as we oppose the other current cuts and attacks on education

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