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Groot Constantia: Wein oder Sklaven?
Groot Constantia is the iconic South African colonial estate. Located on the slopes of the Table Mountain among oak trees, it embodies both its wine history and its epitome of Cape slavery.
Der Gipfel des Gedenkens? Australien und der Erste Weltkrieg
Australia has strongly attached its identity to its ANZAC participation in World War I. Have the citizens, after a long string of centenary years, finally reached Peak Commemoration?
Weshalb Public History?
Reading German newspapers on November 9, often called the “German Day of Fate” on a train offers the opportunity to follow some loose thoughts on Public History and Historical Culture.
Drachen in der Geschichtskultur
Historical culture has shifted towards fantasy. A fitting example is that toy manufacturers, such as Lego and Playmobil, have started to implement dragons into their worlds.
Schwarzes Leid als profitabler Kunstgegenstand
Luke Willis Thompson's "autoportrait" has gained a nomination for this year's prestigious Turner Prize - and sparked fierce accusations of profiteering off of black suffering.
Vergangenheit, Gegenwart, Zukunft: Steampunk als Bricolage
What would the world look like if Victorian technology had been used for products similar to today's? Steampunk imagines such alternative historical ideas: between retro and science fiction.