Monthly Archives: April 2013

Lilly’s Story – Objects and Collections – Public History

Why should Lilly’s story be of interest to historians, and why is this public History? Public history is perhaps one of the fastest growing sub fields within the historical profession, as it allows the use of the traditional historical skills … Continue reading

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The Kaleidoscope

This is a superb article reblogged from BrownhillsBob’s Brownhills Blog; supporting my argument that academic historians tend to be less focused on unimpressive patriotic narratives: they argue that they very often tend to glorify the people or individuals, therefore they … Continue reading

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Statues, Monuments and Buildings

Statues, monuments and buildings are not just a ghostly presence from the past in our public spaces. They have different meaning and significance in the present for different people. Complex buildings, monuments and memorials that are focal sites of remembrance … Continue reading

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