People and their pasts: public history today

Paul Ashton* (Editor), Hilda Kean (Editor)

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    In this innovative and original collection, people are seen as active agents in the development of new ways of understanding the past and creating histories for the present. Chapters explore forms of public history in which people's experience and understanding of their personal, national and local pasts are part of their current lives.

    Original languageEnglish
    Place of PublicationBasingstoke, UK; New York
    PublisherPalgrave Macmillan
    Number of pages304
    ISBN (Electronic)9780230234468
    ISBN (Print)9780230546691, 9781349361090
    Publication statusPublished - 2009


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