Monthly Archives: August 2016

Analyze, Analyze, Analyze

One of the most interesting issues to me that came up in our readings is the issue of whether historians should stick to stating the facts or actually analyze them. I was somewhat taken aback to read the quote from … Continue reading

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National Park Service Marks 100 Years with Monument Designation

Today marks the 100th anniversary of the National Park Service (NPS), and in commemoration of the centennial, the White House issued a press release stating it is setting aside nearly 90,000 acres of protected Maine woods as a national monument. … Continue reading

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Welcome to HIST 7040

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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