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HIST 7040 Issues and Interpretation in Public History
Credit Hours 3.0

An introduction to key theoretical, methodological, and practical issues addressed by historians who bring history to a wider public beyond the university. Issues include questions of audience and authority in presenting history; the relationship between history and memory; the politics and ethics of public history; and the applications of history in diverse formats and media. This course is designed for, but not limited to, students who might consider work in the varied fields of public history.