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Fall 2013 Semester
Apr 17, 2014
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HIST 1120 - Introduction to Public History
Examines the philosophical, ethical, and practical aspects of applying the historian’s craft and training to work outside the classroom. Covers the history and practice of historic preservation, archives management, history museums, cultural resources management, the practice of history in businesses and corporations, historical archaeology, historic house museums, historical pageantry and reenactment, editing of personal and governmental papers and correspondence, public history and the politics of public memory and history, documentary filmmaking and history, historical fiction and fictional historical films, history in and of government, and industrial archaeology. Investigates issues such as conflict of interest in collections management and publishing, the repatriation of looted or captured artifacts, and the rights and responsibilities of the creators and consumers of historical fiction.
4.000 Credit hours
4.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

History Department

Course Attributes:
CAS Core MOI: Social World, NU Core Humanities Lvl 1, UG Col Socl Sci & Humanities


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