Public History in Western Australia

Some formats of public history in Western Australia are uniquely linked to the state’s distinctive history, environments, and culture.

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Quelle: https://public-history-weekly.degruyter.com/9-2021-7/public-history-western-australia/

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Love It? Hate It? It’s Still Tasmania’s History

Tasmania has a curious relationship with its cultural heritage. Its convict past has transformed from a shameful burden to a commercial boon.

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Quelle: https://public-history-weekly.degruyter.com/9-2021-7/tasmania-history/

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Public History in Australia

Monthly Editorial September 2021 Abstract: Public history, in diverse forms is booming across Australia but there is room for public historians in and outside academia, to communicate more often and... Read More ›

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Quelle: https://public-history-weekly.degruyter.com/9-2021-7/public-history-in-australia/

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#HistoriansCollaborate: Family History Today

Community and Family history inhabit benefits for public historians, especially in migrant societies: Aboriginal family history uses their research for political purposes. #historianscollaborate

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Quelle: https://public-history-weekly.degruyter.com/7-2019-10/historianscollaborate/

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The Australian Experience: Peak Commemoration?

Australia has strongly attached its identity to its ANZAC participation in World War I. Have the citizens, after a long string of centenary years, finally reached Peak Commemoration?

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Quelle: https://public-history-weekly.degruyter.com/6-2018-40/anzackery/

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Are Monuments History?

Historic monuments are making the news. The removal of Confederacy leaders’ statues has provoked reaction in the USA. In Australia, at the same time, news that vandals had defaced the Captain Cook statue in Sydney, garnered attention.

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Quelle: https://public-history-weekly.degruyter.com/5-2017-34/are-monuments-history/

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Historical Consciousness, Fake News, and the Other

Seldom does a day go past since the election of Donald Trump as President of the United States without reports of "alternative facts" and "fake news". This presents both a problem and an opportunity for history educators.

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Quelle: https://public-history-weekly.degruyter.com/5-2017-19/historical-consciousness-fake-news-and-the-other/

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