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Consuming History Historians and Heritage in Contemporary Popular Culture

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ISBN-10: 1138905321

ISBN-13: 9781138905320

Edition: 2nd 2016 (Revised)

Authors: Jerome de Groot

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Consuming History examines how history works in contemporary popular culture. Analysing a wide range of cultural entities from computer games to daytime television, it investigates the ways in which society consumes history and how a reading of this consumption can help us understand popular culture and issues of representation. In this second edition, Jerome de Groot probes how museums have responded to the heritage debate and how new technologies from online game-playing to internet genealogy have brought about a shift in access to history, discussing the often conflicted relationship between 'public' and academic history and raising important questions about the theory and practice of…    
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Book details

Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2016
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Group
Publication date: 2/9/2016
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 332
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.386

University of Manchester, UK