Unforgettable Stones: What is their Secret?

The Suvorov Cross, raised in 1899 in memory of the fallen Russian soldiers crossing the Alps in 1799, remains one of the iconic tourist places.

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Quelle: https://public-history-weekly.degruyter.com/7-2019-28/suvorov-cross-russia/

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Witnesses of Civic Engagement

Public history strives to question history in the making and to cast additional light on the present. What can we learn from those who break the law to help fugitives in an act of civic engagement?

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Quelle: https://public-history-weekly.degruyter.com/7-2019-19/civic-engagement/

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What Influences Public History the Most

It is the history-related beliefs of teachers that make the difference. The communication of history in public as well is less influenced by scientific findings than by the beliefs of the people involved.

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Quelle: https://public-history-weekly.degruyter.com/7-2019-19/historical-beliefs/

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Sports History as Threatened Public History

Sports history is an ideal vehicle for historical and socially relevant questions. As a cultural heritage, however, it endures a wallflower existence, at least in Switzerland.

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Quelle: https://public-history-weekly.degruyter.com/7-2019-4/sports-history/

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Public History to Oblivion: Archimob

A 1998 controversy about World War 2 led Switzerland to the creation of a unique oral history project called Archimob. Founded before widespread digitalization, the question is: What is left of it?

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Quelle: https://public-history-weekly.degruyter.com/6-2018-35/archimob/

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History Boom versus Crisis of the Science of History

History is strongly present in public, be it in historical-political debates or on the occasion of anniversaries. At the same time, it is more and more difficult for the science of history to make its voice heard.

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Quelle: https://public-history-weekly.degruyter.com/6-2018-15/crisis-of-history/

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Stamps Influence and Mirror Public History

History is everywhere – but it is not always easy to perceive it. A sharpened view is needed as the example of the "stamp" illustrates. Stamps are in fact an ideal window into history.

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Quelle: https://public-history-weekly.degruyter.com/6-2018-12/stamps-public-history/

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National Day at School?

Are national days good examples of the wide-ranging influence of public history when it comes to building historical beliefs among the majority of the population?

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Quelle: https://public-history-weekly.degruyter.com/5-2017-28/national-day-at-school/

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Teaching History in Order to Develop Critical Thinking?

Students do not simply develop an adequate understanding of "critical thinking" "in a natural way", neither if they are taught history or another subject.

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Quelle: https://public-history-weekly.degruyter.com/5-2017-27/teaching-history-in-order-to-develop-critical-thinking/

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