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Published by PHRC in Greenbelt, Md .
Written in English



  • United States,
  • United States.


  • Public history -- United States.,
  • Historiography -- United States.,
  • United States -- History -- Computer network resources.

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Seeks to curate the field of public history, particularly as it is exercised on the Web, by providing a structure of information which contextualizes and supports public history"s recent invigoration. Includes a working definition of public history; a short essay detailing one aspect of its history; descriptions of programs offering degrees in public history and related fields; an exploration of various careers in the field; criteria for evaluating public history Web sites; and select reviews of those sites.

Edition Notes

Other titlesPHRC
LC ClassificationsD16.163
The Physical Object
FormatElectronic resource
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3385149M
LC Control Number2004564292

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