What's So Different About Public History?
Author(s): Kristen Baldwin Deathridge
When historical archaeologists discuss public archaeology, does their use of "public" imply the same things as intended by public historians? As more archaeology undergraduate and graduate students are enrolled in public history coursework (and public history students enrolled in archaeology courses), how is this relevant to their training? This paper will provide a brief review of public history’s development as a distinct field, noting current trends in civic engagement. It discusses the relationship between archeology and public history as it relates to the author’s research and teaching.
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- Society for Historical Archaeology 2015 •
- Inspirations from Public History: Recommendations for Collaboration and Community Outreach Drawn Across Disciplinary Boundaries
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What's So Different About Public History?. Kristen Baldwin Deathridge. Presented at Society for Historical Archaeology, Seattle, Washington. 2015 ( tDAR id: 433838)
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