History at the Crossroads: Australians and the Past

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dc.contributor.author Ashton, Paul en_US
dc.contributor.author Hamilton, Paula en_US
dc.contributor.editor en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2012-02-02T01:59:37Z
dc.date.available 2012-02-02T01:59:37Z
dc.date.issued 2010 en_US
dc.identifier 2009007288 en_US
dc.identifier.citation Ashton Paul and Hamilton Paula 2010, 'History at the Crossroads: Australians and the Past',Halstead Press, Sydney, Australia en_US
dc.identifier.issn 978-1-920831-81-3 en_US
dc.identifier.other A1 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10453/14241
dc.description.abstract This book is the outcome of several year's engagement with aspects of public history in Australia. It weaves together the results of a number of Australian Research Council research project which we have undertaken including a national project on historical understanding called a??Australians and the Pasta?? and a study of memorials and memorialisation in Australia, a??Places of the Hearta??. It also draws on reflections about our work with a range of community groups, museums and heritage agencies. Over the ten years or so that the book has been in process, there have been many significant shifts in both the history discipline and the field known as public history, both in this country and many others around the world. What began as a defiant intellectual project on a??an impossible to categorisea?? area (sociology, history, anthropology) that we knew was essential to understanding the great interest and passion for history in many different forms within the broader population, has now become one of many which examines what is variously referred to as a??consuming historya??, a??using historya??, a??the heritage industrya??, a??cultural tourisma?? and, more theoretically, a??historical consciousnessa??. en_US
dc.language en_US
dc.publisher Halstead Press en_US
dc.relation.isbasedon NA en_US
dc.title History at the Crossroads: Australians and the Past en_US
dc.parent en_US
dc.journal.volume en_US
dc.journal.number en_US
dc.publocation Sydney, Australia en_US
dc.identifier.startpage en_US
dc.identifier.endpage en_US
dc.cauo.name FASS.Social and Political Change Group en_US
dc.conference Verified OK en_US
dc.for 210300 en_US
dc.personcode 950370 en_US
dc.personcode 870018 en_US
dc.percentage 100 en_US
dc.classification.name Historical Studies en_US
dc.classification.type FOR-08 en_US
dc.edition 1 en_US
dc.custom en_US
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dc.location.activity en_US
dc.description.keywords Australian history, historical consciousness, historiography, Australia attitudes en_US
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dc.staffid 870018 en_US

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