Are We There Yet? Children, History, and the Power of Place

UNCG Author/Contributor (non-UNCG co-authors, if there are any, appear on document)
Benjamin P. Filene, Associate Professor and Director of Public History (Creator)
The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG )
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Abstract: History is about perspective, looking back to recognize that nothing under the sun is truly new. History is about empathy, seeing the humanity in distant figures and bringing their experiences to life. History is about context, recognizing that our actions are shaped by systems of power and constraint bigger than any single individuaL

Additional Information

Connecting Kids to History with Museum Exhibitions. Left Coast Press
Language: English
Date: 2010
Children, History education, Museum design, Children's museums

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