The Past on Display: How to Tell History In a Museum?

This article reflects on the conceptualization of history embedded in museum exhibitions and discusses competing ideas of history conveyed by museums.

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Quelle: https://public-history-weekly.degruyter.com/7-2019-29/history-telling-museum/

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The Italian Public History Manifesto

Historians as experts are challenged today. In 2015, Jo Guldi and David Armitage deplored this state of affairs in a Manifesto widely commented on worldwide and translated into Italian.

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Quelle: https://public-history-weekly.degruyter.com/7-2019-27/manifesto/

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More on Fascist Monuments and Buildings in Italy

The meaning and function of historical monuments and symbols depends from many and manifold variables: formal features, location, social discourses, historical and political context.

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Quelle: https://public-history-weekly.degruyter.com/7-2019-24/fascist-monuments-buildings/

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Schools Facing Public History

The public uses of history compete with school teaching from a position of strength, and therefore they must become part of school history curricula in order to give pupils the tools to critically evaluate them.

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Quelle: https://public-history-weekly.degruyter.com/6-2018-16/schools-facing-public-history/

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