PGCE History at UEA - Time - Welcome "They know who Queen Victoria was, but they have no idea what century she lived in. They know Napoleon was a general but they have no idea what is meant by the Napoleonic era. Today, few students have any idea what came before or after what." Anthony Beevor, author of the best selling book, Stalingrad. (Sunday Times, 20 June, 1999) There has recently been a popular debate about children's grasp of time after an ICM survey revealed that only 4% of 14 year olds in the UK know the date of the Battle of Trafalgar.
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