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Archives for Justice, Archives of Justice  

Trudy Huskamp Peterson

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Oct 2017
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Over the past decade, professionals working to reform justice systems and reestablish the rule of law in countries that previously had repressive regimes developed a framework for thinking ... More

Between Pastness and Presentism: Public History and Local Food Activism  

Cathy Stanton

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Oct 2017
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Oct 2017
This chapter traces the separation of preserved historical farm landscapes from working agriculture over the two-century history of industrial ascendancy, the dominance of fossil fuels ... More

Brownfield Public History: Arts and Heritage in the Aftermath of Deindustrialization  

Steven High

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Oct 2017
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Oct 2017
How can we as oral and public historians harness the power of place in our research and interpretive practice? The built environment’s potential as a prompt to remember has been heralded ... More

The Business of History: Customers, Professionals, and Money  

Brian Martin

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Oct 2017
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Oct 2017
This chapter considers the business of history in the context of the common business mission to satisfy customers and employees while generating sufficient profits to sustain the ... More

Complexity and Collaboration: Doing Public History in Digital Environments  

Sharon Leon

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Oct 2017
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Oct 2017
Since the popular emergence of the World Wide Web in the early 1990s, nothing has been clearer about the digital environment than that it changes at a breakneck pace, making it a constant ... More

Decentralizing Culture: Public History and Communities  

Barbara Franco

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Oct 2017
This chapter defines community in its broadest sense as shared experience based on ethnicity, racial origins, religion, geography, or other cultural values. It provides examples of public ... More

From Environmental Liability to Community Asset: Public History, Communities, and Environmental Reclamation  

T. Allan Comp

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This chapter explores linking economic redevelopment with a recognition of regional legacy. It provided an opportunity to apply public history to real-world needs and to do something with ... More

Good Enough for Government Work  

Arnita Jones

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Oct 2017
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Government-supported history is as broad and many faceted as the field of public history itself, including not only research and public programming in museums and historic sites but also ... More

Historians and Public History in the UN System  

Lisa Singleton

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Oct 2017
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Oct 2017
This chapter provides a guide for history and heritage professionals in navigating the United Nations. The chapter is divided in two parts. The first section examines the history and ... More

History Museums and Identity: Finding “Them,” “Me,” and “Us” in the Gallery  

Benjamin Filene

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Oct 2017
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In the nineteenth century, elites saw museums as a tool to shape a citizenry, to mold a national identity. Even as the New Social History of the 1960s pushed for a more inclusive history, ... More

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