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Clio’s Lost Tribe: Public Policy History Since 1978

Julian E. Zelizer

in Governing America: The Revival of Political History

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691150734
eISBN:
9781400841899
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691150734.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter traces the history of U.S. public policy since 1978. It first considers the professional development of public historians before discussing the arguments that policy historians make ... More


Public History: Past and Present

Spencer R. Crew

in The Organization of American Historians and the Writing and Teaching of American History

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199790562
eISBN:
9780199896820
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199790562.003.0032
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter explores the “clash of values” between academic and public historians. It defines the similarities and differences between them and the reasons for the formation of separate ... More


Discovering Public History in an Unlikely Place: UC, Santa Barbara, 1976 and After

Otis L. Graham Jr.

in The Organization of American Historians and the Writing and Teaching of American History

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199790562
eISBN:
9780199896820
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199790562.003.0034
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter discusses the pioneering public history program at the University of California, Santa Barbara, where the term was coined and the National Council on Public History was founded. It ... More


Public History and the Academy: A Continuum of Practice

Marla R. Miller

in The Organization of American Historians and the Writing and Teaching of American History

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199790562
eISBN:
9780199896820
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199790562.003.0035
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter challenges the very idea that a great divide separates “public” from “conventional” historians. It cites institutional factors for the gaps that do exist but says that the Organization ... More


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