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Public history, czyli historia w przestrzeni publicznej
Public history

Author(s): Joanna Wojdon
Subject(s): History, Education, Other, Sociology of Education
Published by: Wydawnictwo Naukowe Uniwersytetu Mikołaja Kopernika
Keywords: public history; profession of historian; academic history; historical journals; history education;

Summary/Abstract: The article shortly presents origins and core characteristics of public history in the United States of America and in Poland. It characterizes the specificity of public historians’ jobs and presents MA studies at Loyola University Chicago and at the University of Wrocław as examples of professional academic programs in public history. Last but not least, it raises the issue of mutual relations between academic and public history.

  • Issue Year: 34/2015
  • Issue No: 3
  • Page Range: 25-41
  • Page Count: 17
  • Language: Polish