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New Paths to Public Histories free pdf New Paths to Public Histories argues that common understandings of who owns history and who writes history need to be dramatically reworked. It suggests that academic historians can enrich their scholarship by recognizing historical research produced by local and family historians, archivists, curators, heritage sector professionals and by finding new ways of researching in concert with these constituencies. With contributions from academics, museum professionals, curators, local historians and archivists this innovative volume explores how and when different research communities can overlap and why shared conversations are important. New Paths to Public Histories is an essential resource for historians interested in public history and heritage. It tracks the practical, financial, ethical and intellectual issues at stake in collaborative research projects and shows how important they are to current and future ways of working.

About Margot Finn

Margot Finn is Professor of Modern British History at University College London, UK. She is the author of After Chartism (1993) and The Character of Credit (2003), and co-editor of Legitimacy and Illegitimacy in Law, Literature and History (2010). She was formerly an editor of the Journal of British Studies. Kate Smith is Lecturer in Eighteenth-Century History at the University of Birmingham. She is the author of Material Goods, Moving Hands: Perceiving Production in England, 1700-1830 (2014). Kate previously worked as Research Fellow on the Leverhulme Trust-funded project The East India Company at Home, 1757-1857, which was led by Professor Margot Finn at University College London, UK.

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Author : Margot Finn
Publisher : Palgrave Pivot
Data Published : 18 September 2015
ISBN : 1137480491
EAN : 9781137480491
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 160 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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