British Columbia History

Public History

We are hearing a lot of discussion in the history world about the concept of “public history.” Public history describes the many and diverse ways in which history is put tomagazine and its roots in public history, and we are working to collaborate with teachers and librarians to get it into BC’s classrooms through the EBSCO Publishing database.

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