Monthly Archives: August 2013

Reflections on “Roots of Liberty: The Haitian Revolution and the American Civil War” | History@Work

Reflections on “Roots of Liberty: The Haitian Revolution and the American Civil War” | History@Work.

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An Upcoming Event at Rose Hall 20 September-10 October

From September 20 – October 10, 2013, the Atlanta Preservation Center, in collaboration with M.H. Mitchell, Inc., will present A Rose on Peachtree. This exhibit honoring the 1901 Rufus Rose House on Peachtree Street will feature photography by Jason Travis, … Continue reading

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What is public about public history?

Merriam Webster’s defines “public” as : 1a : exposed to general view : open b : well-known, prominent c : perceptible, material 2a : of, relating to, or affecting all the people or the whole area of a nation or state <public law> b : of or relating to a government c : of, relating to, or being in the service … Continue reading

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Welcome to HIST 7040 (Fall 2013)

Welcome to HIST 7040, Issues and Interpretations in Public History. This course is intended as an introduction to key theoretical, methodological, and practical issues related to creating history by, for, and with a wider public. Issues include questions of audience … Continue reading

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