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2021-2022 Endicott College Academic Catalog 
2021-2022 Endicott College Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

HST 214 - Topics in Public History

In this course, students explore in depth a topic related to public history, such as historic preservation, material culture studies (the study of objects and artifacts to understand the past), and the relationship between history and memory. Students gain knowledge of key concepts and debates surrounding the topic, as well as insight into the best practices that are followed by public history professionals whose work engages the topic. Course may be taken more than once as long as the topics differ.

(Cr: 3)