Izvestiya of Saratov University.
ISSN 1819-4907 (Print)
ISSN 2542-1913 (Online)

history education in the late XIX – early XX centuries; history textbooks; critical analysis of reviews

Russian history textbooks in evaluations of the "Journal of the Ministry of national education" (end of XIX – beginning of XX centuries)

The problem of school textbooks on history is very controversial for the modern Russian society and specialists. Many questions on the quality, structure and content of published textbooks arose at the turn of XIX – XX centuries. In the article reflected the ambiguous process of creating history textbooks in that period by analysing the reviews on them, published in the "Journal of the Ministry of national education".