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Clio, from Museum of Antiquity 1888

Clio - Muse of History

From Wikipedia

'Public history is the practice of conveying history to an audience that is not specialized in the field of history being presented - generally this means a non-academic audience'


"Public history is a movement, methodology, and approach that promotes the collaborative study and practice of history; its practitioners embrace a mission to make their special insights accessible and useful to the public."

National Council on Public History Board of Directors.

Public history is history that both engages the public and invites the public to participate in the writing of history



Lecture by Kevin Flude - prepared for 'Creative Practice in Narrative Environments'

MA course at Central Saint Martins College of Art & Design & developed for University College Worcester

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