Introduction: Going Public

Paul Ashton

Abstract


The period in which the public history movement has developed has been one of considerable change. This has been a result of the passing of post-war generations, the effects wrought by continuing internal and external conflicts, the globalisation of economies, the emergence of new media forms and the major impact of the digital revolution. This has seen significant shifts in the transmission, reception and practice of history.

Keywords


Public History; historiography

Full Text:

PDF

References


Arrow, M. 2006. "I want to be a TV historian when I grow up": On Being a Rewind Historian. Public History Review, 12, 81. ASHTON, P. & HAMILTON, P. 1996-7. Streetwise: Public History in New South Wales. Public History Review, 5/6, 15.

Ashton, P. & Hamilton, P. 2000. Blood Money?: Race and Nation in Australian Public History. Radical History Review, 188-207. https://doi.org/10.1215/01636545-2000-76-188

Ashton, P. & Hamilton, P. 2010. Introduction: the house of history and 'The New Professionals: Public History. In: Ashton, P. & Hamilton, P. (eds.) History at the Crossroads: Australians and the Past. Sydney: Halstead Press.

Ashton, P. & Keane, H. (eds.) 2009. People and Their Pasts: Public History Today, Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan.

Ashton, P. & Keating, C. 1998. Commissioned History. In: Davison, G., Hirst, J. & Macintyre, S. (eds.) The Oxford Companion to Australian History. Melbourne: Oxford University Press.

Benson, S., Brier, S. & Rosenzweig, R. 1986. Presenting the Past: Essays on History and the Public, Philadelphia, Temple University Press.

Black, J. 2005. Using History, London, Hodder Arnold.

Bookspan, S. 2006. Something Ventured, Many Things Gained: Reflections on Being a Historian-Entrepreneur. The Public Historian, 28, 67-74. https://doi.org/10.1525/tph.2006.28.1.67

Dalley, B. & Phillips, J. 2001. Going Public: The Changing Face of New Zealand History, Auckland, Auckland University Press.

Davison, G. 1998. Public History. In: Davison, G., Hirst, J. & Macintyre, S. (eds.) The Oxford Companion to Australian History. Melbourne: Oxford University Press.

Davison, G. 2000. The Use and Abuse of Australian History, Sydney, Allen and Unwin.

Denning, G. 2001. Some Beaches are Never Closed: Foundation and Future Reflections on the History Institute, Victoria. Rostrum, 29.

Donovan, R. 2007. Australian Public History: Growth of a Profession? PhD, Department of History, University of Western Australia.

Fernandez-Armesto, F. 2002. Epilogue: What is History Now? In: Cannadine, D. (ed.) What is History Now? Houndsmill: Palgrave Macmillan. https://doi.org/10.1057/9780230204522_9

Foner, E. 2002. Who Owns History?: Rethinking the Past in a Changing World, New York, Hill and Wang.

G.Vanderstel, D. 2003. The National Council on Public History. History Review, 10, 131.

Glassberg, D. 1996. Public History and the Study of Memory. The Public Historian, 18, 7-23. https://doi.org/10.2307/3377910

Glassberg, D. 2001. Sense of History: The Place of the Past in American Life, Amherst MA, Massachusetts Press.

Green, H. 1981. A Critique of the Professional Public History Movement. Radical History Review, 25, 164-71. https://doi.org/10.1215/01636545-1981-25-164

Grele, R. J. 1981. Whose Public? Whose History?: What is the Goal of a Public Historian? The Public Historian, 3, 44-6. https://doi.org/10.2307/3377160

Hackney, S. 1997. The American Identity. The Public Historian, 19, 22. https://doi.org/10.2307/3378975

HAMILTON, P. & ASHTON, P. 2003. Australians and the Past. Special issue of Australian Cultural History, 22.

Hamilton, P. & Shopes, L. 2008. Introdution. In: Hamilton, P. & Shopes, L. (eds.) Oral History and Public Memories. Philadelphia: Temple University Press.

Hobsbawm, E. J. & Ranger, T. 1984. The Invention of Tradition, London, Cambridge University Press.

HODGKEN, K. & RADSTONE, S. 2003. Contested Pasts: the politics of memory, London, Routledge. https://doi.org/10.4324/9780203391471

Hughes-Warrington, M. 2007. History Goes to the Movies: Studying history on film, Oxon, Routledge.

Jordanova, L. 2000. The Practice of History, London, Arnold.

Kean, H. 2004. Public History and Raphael Samuel: a forgotten radical pedagogy? Public History Review, 11, 51.

Kean, H. 2008. Personal and Public Histories: Issues in the presentation of the past. In: Graham, B. & Howard, P. (eds.) The Ashgate Research Companion to Heritage and Identity. Aldershot: Ashgate.

Kean, H. & Ashton, P. 2009. Introduction. In: Ashton, P. & Kean, H. (eds.) People and Their Pasts: Public History Today. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan. https://doi.org/10.1057/9780230234468_1

Kean, H., Martin, P. & Morgan, S. J. (eds.) 2005. Seeing History: Public History in Britain Now, London: Francis Boutle.

Kelley, R. 1978. Public History: its origins, nature and prospects. The Public Historian, 1, 16. https://doi.org/10.2307/3377666

Kelley, R. 1997. Editorial Policy. The Public Historian, 19, 152.

Liddington, J. 2002. What is Public History?: Publics and their Pasts, Meanings and Practices. Oral History, 30, 90.

Lowenthal, D. 1997. History and Memory. The Public Historian, 19, 33. https://doi.org/10.2307/3379138

Mooney-Melvin, P. 1999. Professional Historians and the Challenge of Redefinition. In: Gardner, J. B. & Lapaglia, P. S. (eds.) Public History: Essays form the Field. Malabar: Krieger Publishing Company.

RICKARD, J. & SPEARRITT, P. 1991. Packaging the Past?: Public Histories. Special issue of Australian Historical Studies, 24.

ROSENZWEIG, R. Everyone a Historian [Online]. Available: http://chnm.gmu.edu/survey/afterroy.html.

Rosenzweig, R. & Thelen, D. 1998. The Presence of the Past: Popular Uses of History in American Life, New York, Columbia University Press.

Samuel, R. 1976. Local history and oral history. History Workshop Journal, 1, 191-208. https://doi.org/10.1093/hwj/1.1.191

Samuel, R. 1994. Theatres of Memory: Past and Present in Contemporary Culture, Vol. 1, London, Verso.

Schulz, C. B. 1999. Becoming a Public Historian. In: Gardner, J. B. & Lapaglia, P. S. (eds.) Public History: Essays form the Field. Malabar: Malabar, Krieger Publishing Company.

Stowe, N. J. 2006. Public History Curriculum: Illustrating Reflective Practice. The Public Historian, 28, 39-65. https://doi.org/10.1525/tph.2006.28.1.39

THELEN, D. A Participatory Historical Culture [Online]. Available: http://chnm.gmu.edu/survey/afterdave.html

Tyrrell, I. 2005. Historians in Public: The Practice of American History, 1890-1970, Chicago, The University of Chicago Press.

WALKOWITZ, D. 1999. Series in Public History: "Around the Globe". Radical History Review, 75. https://doi.org/10.1215/01636545-1999-75-79

Walkowitz, D. & Knauer, L. M. (eds.) 2004. Memory and the Impact of Political Transformation in Public Space, Durham, NC: Duke University Press.

Walkowitz, D. & Knauer, L. M. (eds.) 2007. Memory, Race and Nation in Public Space, Durham, NC: Duke University Press.




DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5130/phrj.v17i0.1922