Transcantonal Circulation of School Knowledge Through the Prism of History Textbooks, German and Civic Education in Switzerland (1830-1950)
This article aims to provide an analysis of school knowledge transcantonal circulation in Switzerland using the methodological developments of the concept of Cultural transfers. It consists in considering the textbook as a vector of Cultural transfers, which allows the circulation and appropriation of plural knowledge related to the consolidation of cantonal, regional or national identities. The article proposes to support transfer mechanisms by examining history, civic education and German textbooks that circulate between Swiss cantons and even beyond national borders.
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