Abstract: Three authors address the potential for the emergence of transnational audiences for public history. In December 2020, the Okinawa Memories Initiative hosted an online event commemorating the 50th anniversary… Read More ›
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In 2010, the video game Red Dead Redemption took the Western genre into the 21st century. The now published sequel breaks with the eth…
The history of food and beverage offers many public history opportunities. It can be used to teach about transportation, exchanges in the early modern period, the industrial revolution, and immigration.
Teenagers encounter history outside schools in varied forms and related to a multitude of topics. But teaching with representations of the past that are not academic ideas, is largely absent from guidelines for history teaching.
In the age of Trump we must refocus if we are teaching democratic principles in our classes. As teacher educators, we must make sure that students understand these ideas so they are prepared to teach them.
In order to understand previous and contemporary political conflicts through history education in both formal and informal environments, it is imperative to comprehend what has happened and where a certain event has happened.
The American historical period known as the Reconstruction Era is very important but the public knowledge and consciousness of Reconstruction – the period immediately after the Civil War – is at best minimal.