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2017 - 2018 Undergraduate Catalog 
2017 - 2018 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

HIST 409 - Public History

Fall (3) Richter

Public History explores how history museums, especially Colonial Williamsburg, present history and make it meaningful today. The course uses current issues of society, politics, and race to interpret institutions that purport to speak to the collective identity of Americans through such media as exhibitions, performances, books, film, and digital communications. This course is sponsored by NIAHD . (formerly HIST 448)