The Resource History comes alive : popular culture and public history in the 1970s, M.J. Rymsza-Pawlowska, (ebook)

History comes alive : popular culture and public history in the 1970s, M.J. Rymsza-Pawlowska, (ebook)

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History comes alive : popular culture and public history in the 1970s
Title
History comes alive
Title remainder
popular culture and public history in the 1970s
Statement of responsibility
M.J. Rymsza-Pawlowska
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Language
eng
Summary
During the 1976 Bicentennial celebration, millions of Americans engaged with the past in brand-new ways. They became absorbed by historical miniseries like Roots, visited museums with new exhibits that immersed them in the past, propelled works of historical fiction onto the bestseller list, and participated in living history events across the nation. While many of these activities were sparked by the Bicentennial, M.J. Rymsza-Pawlowska shows that, in fact, they were symptomatic of a fundamental shift in Americans' relationship to history during the 1960's and 1970's. For the majority of the twentieth century, Americans thought of the past as foundational to, but separate from, the present, and they learned and thought about history in informational terms. But Rymsza-Pawlowska argues that the popular culture of the 1970's reflected an emerging desire to engage and enact the past on a more emotional level: to consider the feelings and motivations of historic individuals and, most importantly, to use this in reevaluating both the past and the present. This thought-provoking book charts the era's shifting feeling for history, and explores how it serves as a foundation for the experience and practice of history making today
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Midwest
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Rymsza-Pawlowska, M. J
Dewey number
973
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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dictionaries
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hoopla digital
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Studies in United States culture
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  • Electronic books
  • United States
  • United States
  • History in mass media
  • Nineteen seventies
  • Historical reenactments
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adult
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History comes alive : popular culture and public history in the 1970s, M.J. Rymsza-Pawlowska, (ebook)
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online resource
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rdacarrier
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multicolored
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text
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txt
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rdacontent
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unknown
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1 online resource
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  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781469633879
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(electronic bk.)
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computer
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rdamedia
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c
Publisher number
MWT11906201
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remote
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11906201
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MWT11906201
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
History comes alive : popular culture and public history in the 1970s, M.J. Rymsza-Pawlowska, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781469633879
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT11906201
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11906201
System control number
MWT11906201
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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