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Public and Academic History

A Philosophy and Paradigm

by Phyllis K. Leffler

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  • 12 Currently reading

Published by Krieger Pub Co .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • History: theory & methods,
  • Philosophy of science,
  • Historiography,
  • Public history,
  • Sociology

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages108
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8249027M
    ISBN 100894642995
    ISBN 109780894642999


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Book Description. Public History: A Textbook of Practice is a guide to the many challenges historians face while teaching, learning, and practicing public history. Historians can play a dynamic and essential role in contributing to public understanding of the past, and those who work in historic preservation, in museums and archives, in government agencies, as consultants, as oral historians.

About the Journal. SinceThe Public Historian has made its mark as the definitive voice of the public history profession, providing historians with the latest scholarship and applications from the field. The Public Historian publishes the results of scholarly research and case studies and addresses the broad substantive and theoretical issues in the field.

Even at our History Graduate Orientation last Thursday, I noticed that people had a hard time navigating the academic history/public history divide. When we went around the room and introduced ourselves, we immediately identified with either “regular” (read: academic) History or Public (read: “strange”) History.

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