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Presenting the Past: Essays on History and the Public

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Examines the field of public history. This book considers the role of mass media, the affects of applied history, and the importance of grassroots efforts to shape historical consciousness. It shows how Americans have come to view themselves, their ancestors, and their heritage through the influence of mass media, and 'public history'.
Paperback, 424 pages
Published April 9th 1986 by Temple University Press
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