On the Path to Salvation

Stanley, Tim
May 2013
History Today;May2013, Vol. 63 Issue 5, p35
The author discusses a campaign led by British politician Michael Gove concerning a proposed history curriculum for British schools as of May 2013. The author argues that Gove's proposal calls for the curriculum to present British history as a narrative of progress from despotism to democracy, and that it contains myths and inaccuracies. The article also discusses support for Gove's proposals from Anglican cleric Giles Fraser. The author discusses the concept of moral awareness among humanity.


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