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The battles of Germantown : effective public history in America

Author: David W Young
Publisher: Philadelphia : Temple University Press, [2019] ©2019
Series: History and the public
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Known as America's most historic neighborhood, the Germantown section of Philadelphia (established in 1683) has distinguished itself by using public history initiatives to forge community. Progressive programs about ethnic history, postwar urban planning, and civil rights have helped make historic preservation and public history meaningful. The Battles of Germantown considers what these efforts can tell us about  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Case studies
Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Young, David W., 1964-
Battles of Germantown.
Philadelphia : Temple University Press, 2019
(DLC) 2018054717
(OCoLC)1081337088
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: David W Young
ISBN: 9781439915561 1439915563
OCLC Number: 1082332565
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Conversations : experiences with Germantown's community of memory --
Amnesia : Negro Achievement Week, 1928 --
Authority : which Germantown history --
and who decides? --
Integrity : making the Johnson House the heart of historic Germantown --
Projections : empty buildings of Germantown
Series Title: History and the public
Responsibility: David W. Young

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"Examines Philadelphia's Germantown neighborhood as a case in the study of American public history practices, and what the shape, scope, and contests over those efforts in this neighborhood can tell  Read more...

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