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History classes 'should be compulsory up to 16'


A two-year research project has been tracing the way history has been taught in state schools in England over the course of the 20th Century.

The findings have been published in a new book, The Right Kind of History, and one of its authors, historian Professor David Cannadine, describes what they found.

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