The history of food and beverage offers many public history opportunities. It can be used to teach about transportation, exchanges in the early modern period, the industrial revolution, and immigration.
How should governments respond to demands for removing historic monuments and renaming sites of memory? What role could historical consciousness play with respect...
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In 1991 began the siege of Dubrovnik by the Yugoslav army, controlled by the Serbs. The siege was widely covered by the media. Since 2004 a photo gallery in this city devotes itself exclusively to war photography.
Public history of food encompasses new interests in everyday life, family history, local memories, participatory model, and visitors’ wish to experience the past.
To pass judgement on the 'progress' or 'decline' of a society over time, a big-picture perspective on history is needed. These big-picture frameworks are also important for history teaching.
...to understand the past differently: These are some of the forces of fiction. It also reminds us that reality never speaks for itself; the narrative choices and the language used are not neutral.
Charlottesville 2017. The Belgian press took over the topic a few days later and returned to the issue of monuments and street names: l’héritage colonial.
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The recent controversies over colonial and Confederate monuments is somehow misleading. Most of monuments go unnoticed.