It often remains unclear in how far conflicting demands are made when it comes to historical learning. This article argues that it is helpful to describe historical learning as a trilemma.
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There is a debate about the relationship between history didactics, public history, and historical culture. Historical culture is a learning environment for history didactics. It shows many different ways in which the past is recreated in the present.
The English term “Public History” is, as is so common for borrowed foreign words, discursively relaxing; an argumentative deus ex machina. It appears as an ideal compromise in a long …