Category Archives: Website Review

Opportunities and Pitfalls of the Digital Platform

One particularly interesting aspect of Writing History in the Digital Age was the fact that different contributors all provide different understandings about how writing history in the technology age is engaged with by diverse people of differing disciplines and the variety … Continue reading

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Massachusetts Historical Society

We would venture a guess that the Massachusetts Historical Society is one of the oldest historical societies that we are going to study. Founded in 1791, the mission of the society has not changed as much as one might think. Theirmission statement suggests that they are … Continue reading

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The Flip-Side of the Public History Discussion

In our discussion this week, questions arose about the nature of public history and the obligation of public historians with regard to the “public” and presenting or accounting for the narratives, expectations and preconceptions of that public.  While we all … Continue reading

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