Introduction to Public History

This course reviews the history and theory of the practice of public history, from the nineteenth-century origins of the creation of the historical profession through the present.  Focuses especially on such topics as historic sites and monuments, historic houses, memorialization, commemoration, exhibits, historic preservation, and heritage, and community.

Instructor

Peter Wosh

Syllabus

Fall 2015 Syllabus

Course Number

GA.1750

Credits

4.0

Concentration

Public History

Required?

Required for Public History concentration

Semester offered

Fall

Frequency

Annually

Prerequisites

None

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