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The Public Historian (2020) 42 (3): 33–60.
Published: 05 August 2020
... assertions of Georgian “Europeanness.” The sites raise important questions about the role museums play in the preservation of a contested past and in shaping divergent visions of national memory and identity. © 2020 by The Regents of the University of California and the National Council on Public History...
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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 (2019) 41 (4): 83–99.
Published: 01 November 2019
... out of the way for a music stage. This case study illustrates how Union monuments (similarly to Confederate monuments) represented local pride, masculine ideals, racial beliefs, and community values. Over time, however, original purposes faded from memory. By debating whether or not the statue should...
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The Public Historian (2019) 41 (2): 116–143.
Published: 01 May 2019
...Juliana Sandoval Álvarez Studies on Chile’s transition to democracy after Pinochet’s regime regarding memory, history, and public space have focused mainly on their massive visual/material expressions, either officially sponsored or created by oppositional activists. Few have studied the battle for...
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The Public Historian (2019) 41 (2): 94–115.
Published: 01 May 2019
... National Council on Public History 2019 LGBTQ history museums women’s history southern history memory Woman, Southern, Bisexual Interpreting Ma Rainey and Carson McCullers in Columbus, Georgia Rebecca Bush ABSTRACT: This report from the field examines the interpretation of two notable queer...
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The Public Historian (2017) 39 (4): 21–43.
Published: 01 November 2017
... National Council on Public History 2017 industrial heritage regional identity deindustrialization memory Ruhr Burdens of Eternity? Heritage, Identity, and the Great Transition in the Ruhr Stefan Berger, Christian Wicke, and Jana Golombek ABSTRACT: The industrial past has become an...
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The Public Historian (2015) 37 (4): 14–31.
Published: 01 November 2015
...Anna Harris Sensory experiences are often considered triggers of memory, most famously a little French cake dipped in lime blossom tea. Sense memory can also be evoked in public history research through techniques of elicitation. In this article I reflect on different social science methods for...
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The Public Historian (2014) 36 (3): 17–30.
Published: 01 August 2014
... University of California and the National Council on Public History 2014 climate change global warming sense of place memory adaptation Public History Skills Place, Memory, and Climate Change David Glassberg Abstract: Scientists warn about the difficulty of predicting ecological relationships as...
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The Public Historian (2013) 35 (1): 87–97.
Published: 01 February 2013
... History 2013 War of 1812 commemorations international memory Crossing Borders: Public History Conversations on the War of 1812 Bicentennial Online and in Print Activities marking the bicentennial of the War of 1812 are active and ongoing, involving scholars, re-enactors, museum professionals...
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The Public Historian (2012) 34 (3): 21–39.
Published: 01 August 2012
... proposes ways in which further study and practice can illuminate our understanding of the public and its pasts. © 2012 by The Regents of the University of California and the National Council on Public History. All rights reserved. 2012 theatre memory performance re-enactment national surveys...
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The Public Historian (2010) 32 (4): 33–41.
Published: 01 November 2010
... Register of Historic Places. According to that report, historic sites were to ““give a sense of orientation to our society”” and help to implant in people ““values of time and place.”” This article looks at the evolution of historic districts in Chicago, Illinois through the lens of public memory. It...
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The Public Historian (2010) 32 (2): 9–30.
Published: 01 May 2010
... vernacular expressions of public memory as well as some of the limitations that interpreting ideological radicalism reveals in public historical practice. It examines the history and discourses surrounding the Sacco and Vanzetti Memorial at the Boston Public Library, the Sacco and Vanzetti Memorial Day...
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The Public Historian (2010) 32 (1): 45–58.
Published: 01 February 2010
.... Examples from Bali and Java show how hard it is to memorialize the killings, and thus the difficulties of incorporating the killings into national discourse. © 2010 by The Regents of the University of California and the National Council on Public History. All rights reserved. 2010 Indonesia coup...
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The Public Historian (2009) 31 (2): 53.
Published: 01 May 2009
... development tourism reconstruction reenacting authenticity memory National Park Administrative History at Fort Stanwix National Monument Introduction Key words: Administrative history, Fort Stanwix National Monument, National Park Ser- vice, contract history, oral history, historic preservation...
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The Public Historian (2008) 30 (1): 53–62.
Published: 01 February 2008
... alive the memories of District Six and displaced people everywhere. It is a space where the forgotten understandings of the past are resuscitated, and where different interpretations of that past are facilitated. The museum also assists in the reconstitution of the community of District Six and Cape...
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The Public Historian (2008) 30 (1): 63–71.
Published: 01 February 2008
...MARIA LAURA GUEMBE Memoria Abierta 's work responds to the need for a dialogue in Argentina among human rights organizations, the government, and civil society that will stimulate the formation of a collective memory about the history of State-led terrorism in the country. Processing documents...
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The Public Historian (2008) 30 (1): 27–37.
Published: 01 February 2008
...NADIA BAIESI; MARZIA GIGLI; ELENA MONICELLI; ROBERTA PELLIZZOLI This essay explores how a place of memory can be used as a crucial tool in peace education activities with students from elementary to high school. It draws on the work of the Peace School of Monte Sole and specifically focuses on the...
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The Public Historian (2007) 29 (2): 13–14.
Published: 01 January 2007
... University memory History, Memory, and Retrospective Justice The Public History of Slavery and Justice: An Introduction Abstract: This section presents the widely heralded work of Brown University s Steering Committee on Slavery and Justice in investigating, acknowledging, and recommending amends for the...
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The Public Historian (2001) 23 (3): 39–61.
Published: 01 August 2001
...Stuart D. Hobbs In "Exhibiting Antimodernism: History, Memory and the Aestheticized Past in Mid-Twentieth-Century America," Stuart D. Hobbs explores the reasons why aesthetic concerns have trumped history and turned too many historic house museums into decorative arts museums. Hobbs uses the 1950s...
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The Public Historian (2001) 23 (3): 63–71.
Published: 01 August 2001
...Alan S. Newell ©© National Council for Public History memory 63 The Public Historian, Vol. 23, No. 3, pp. 62 71 (Summer 2001). ISSN: 0272-3433 © 2001 by the Regents of the University of California and the National Council on Public History. All rights reserved. Send requests for...