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"Those who cannot learn from the past

are condemned to repeat it."

-George Santayana

Timeless principles of historical knowledge have been supplying humans with valuable wisdom for at least 2400 years. Society could begin to learn from the past if students were taught these enduring principles of history in school and college.

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Coming in 2018

Future Focused History: the Book

This might be one of the most controversial books ever written about history education...

It claims that traditional history schooling fails to fulfill the fundamental purpose of education, which is to help students and society function effectively in the future.

© 2001-2018 Michael G. Maxwell, Maxwell Learning LLC

The angel and the devil symbolize the two poles of human nature, the main source of principles of historical knowledge.