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The Public Historian (2023) 45 (2): 108–133.
Published: 01 May 2023
... of interpreting settler colonialism and of collaborating with Native American descendants will find the influence of both in subtle, yet significant, ways. * * * © 2023 by The Regents of the University of California and the National Council on Public History 2023 public memory...
The Public Historian (2022) 44 (2): 82–95.
Published: 01 May 2022
...Unai Belaustegi; Xabier Irujo This case study discusses how Basque public memory of the Spanish Civil War (1936–39) and the subsequent dictatorship (1939–75) is built in part by public history associations. The authors have analyzed seventy-five associations and have drawn two conclusions. First...
The Public Historian (2019) 41 (4): 56–82.
Published: 01 November 2019
..., and public memory. Using the Louisville Confederate Monument as a case study, this essay considers the ways in which Confederate monuments not only reflect the values of the people who erected them, but ultimately shape and are shaped by their environments. © 2019 by The Regents of the University...
The Public Historian (2017) 39 (3): 40–61.
Published: 01 August 2017
... public memory monuments indigenous history temperance movement local history The Many Lives of Chief Kisco Strategies of Solidarity and Division in the Mythology of an American Monument Madeline Bourque Kearin ABSTRACT: This paper deconstructs the folklore surrounding an early twentieth-century...
The Public Historian (2014) 36 (2): 26–50.
Published: 01 May 2014
...Christine Reiser Robbins; Mark W. Robbins There is a well-established call for more attention to contested and dissonant cultural heritage in the public memory of historic places, particularly in attending to ethnic, class, and gendered experiences. Although hailing the contributions made to date...
The Public Historian (2006) 28 (4): 51–74.
Published: 01 January 2006
...JAMES S. MILLER With very few exceptions, existing scholarship on public memory in America has tended to script commercial-industrial “development” as the implacable adversary of legitimate collective remembering. Indeed, it has become a virtual article of faith that any attempt at commercially...
The Public Historian (2006) 28 (3): 117–132.
Published: 01 January 2006
... of public memory in the United States with a series of history museums that promote an expansive view of presidential power. These museums also attempt to elevate individual presidents into the civil religion of the United States. This article examines the largely celebratory accounts in some presidential...