Baedeker und die Erfindung der Landschaftsidentität

The perceived uniqueness of a place by its residents has been called “landscape identity”. History shows that mobility was its driving force.

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Quelle: https://public-history-weekly.degruyter.com/9-2021-3/baedeker-landscape-identity/

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Groot Constantia: Wine or Slaves?

Groot Constantia is the iconic South African colonial estate. Located on the slopes of the Table Mountain among oak trees, it embodies both its wine history and its epitome of Cape slavery.

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Quelle: https://public-history-weekly.degruyter.com/7-2019-1/groot-constantia/

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Fake History and the Outlet Village

Outlet villages create synthetic town centres for marketing purposes. From the perspective of tourists, it seems that there is only a marginal difference between such outlet villages and genuine historical towns.

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Quelle: https://public-history-weekly.degruyter.com/5-2017-14/fake-history-and-the-outlet-village/

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Do we need “Dark Public History“?

What does the boom of Dark Tourism mean for public historians and why don't conventional labels such as Dissonant Heritage and Thanatourism include the term Dark Public History?

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Quelle: https://public-history-weekly.degruyter.com/5-2017-11/do-we-need-dark-public-history/

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