Thousands of Chinese rioted in Beijing last weekend. The reason: their belief that Japan's role in World War II was whitewashed in new Japanese school text books. The U.S., Germany and France, among other countries, have also struggled with re-telling their history.
Franziska Seraphim, assistant professor of History at Boston College
Falk Pingel, deputy director of the Georg Eckert Institute for International Textbook Research
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