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The Public Historian (2022) 44 (2): 56–81.
Published: 01 May 2022
...Lucy Noakes; James Wallis Between 2014 and 2019, Great Britain and Northern Ireland undertook the largest public history project ever seen there. To mark the centenary of the First World War (1914–18) thousands of public arts projects, community histories, and acts of commemoration and remembrance...
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The Public Historian (2020) 42 (2): 101–123.
Published: 07 May 2020
...Michael A. Capps Lincoln Boyhood National Memorial is an example of one memorial site that has successfully managed to retain relevance for nearly one hundred years by adapting to changes in scholarship and the expectations of its visitors. Initially created as a purely commemorative site, it has...
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The Public Historian (2014) 36 (2): 51–74.
Published: 01 May 2014
...Julia C. Wells The year-long commemoration of the bicentennial of Grahamstown, South Africa, exposed the wide gap between heritage practitioners, broadly defined, and much of the general public in confronting a troubled past. Although experts and a few community members enthusiastically promoted...
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The Public Historian (2011) 33 (2): 94–109.
Published: 01 May 2011
...Kevin Allen This paper investigates the ways in which contemporary social and political events shaped the commemoration of the Civil War Centennial in 1960s South Carolina. The Centennial dramatically revealed that the issues that had divided the nation in the nineteenth century remained unresolved...
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The Public Historian (2008) 30 (1): 81–104.
Published: 01 February 2008
... commemorating the same event yet telling the story in different—almost contradictory—ways. These monuments are anomalous in America's commemorated history, and reveal shifts in popular and scholarly memory over the last 140 years: a visible struggle to control the past. © 2008 by The Regents of the University...
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The Public Historian (2001) 23 (2): 124–132.
Published: 01 May 2001
... © National Council for Public History African American ethnic commemoration community history conservation cultural exhibits labor oppression museums race relations slavery south 124 n THE PUBLIC HISTORIAN Exhibit Reviews The American public increasingly receives its history...