What is it about?

This essay provides a reflection on public history and its relationship with the early modern period inspired by the book, What is Early Modern history? by Merry E. Wiesner-Hanks. This essay explores three ideas: Who identifies as a scholar of the early modern period, the roles museums and historic sites play in creating broad public awareness about early modern history, and why podcasts provide historians with a great tool to create better understandings and connections with the early modern period.

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This page is a summary of: Popular and Public History, Journal of Early Modern History, December 2021, Brill, DOI: 10.1163/15700658-bja10049.
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