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Making Small Children Cry at Historical Sites

Like many public historians, I read this season’s copy of The Public Historian with long awaited enthusiasm. What stuck with me was a very small part in Amy Tyson’s interview w/ Azie Mire Dungey, the actor in “Ask A Slave.” The article touched on what it is like for African American women (more specifically Dungey, but it was presented as widely applicable, and I tend to believe that) to perform a slave at historical sites. 577 more words

Public History

Memorial Day Event at Oviedo's The Lawton House

It is time to make your Memorial Day weekend plans. Since Memorial Day is to celebrate and honor those who have given the ultimate sacrifice for our freedom, perhaps a visit to a historical Florida destination is in order. 346 more words

Florida

Travel Destinations - Scotland

Jarlshof, the best known prehistoric archaeological site in Scotland

10 days in Italy with Grandma

Our trip to Italy, in pictures! We started and ended our trip in Roma– rented a car and visited quite a few places in between. (Not included here: Rome and Vatican City, to be blogged soon) … 259 more words

Travel

Travel through time from Shibuya

Most Japanese history buffs know that Kyoto is a must-see, but for those who prefer not to be one in a mob of tourists, it’s essential to find the hidden gems like the Kyū Asakura House. 673 more words

Japan

Insider guide to London: Ellie Geary

This week’s London guide Ellie Geary is one of a new wave of young artists that have moved to south London over the past few years. 503 more words

London