Parents and teachers across France are up in arms over new textbooks which carry accounts of French history revised to avoid insulting ethnic minority pupils. They say common sense has been sacrificed to political correctness in French schools.
Natives of France now fear their identity will soon disappear along with their history.
A modern French history textbook now boasts no less than 20 pages on the history of black slavery while devoting a mere six pages to the achievements of Napoleon – shown here sitting on a toilet.
France’s new history textbooks are enraging parents and teachers who call it political correctness gone mad.