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Title: Finding a Past We Can Live With - Some of the challenges of writing public history in the Remembering Territory families exhibition
Author: Northern Territory Library
Dewar, Michelle
Alternative Title: Eric Johnston Lecture.
Dr. Mickey Dewar
Publication location: Darwin
Publisher: Northern Territory Library
Publication date: 2012-12-06
Description / Abstract: In this year's Eric Johnson lecture prominent Darwin historian, Dr Mickey Dewar talked about some of the joys and pitfalls of writing public history in the Northern Territory based around the story of the development of the Remembering Territory Families exhibition. She talked about some of the issues associated with representations of the past, using oral history as a source, exhibition development generally and how, as individuals, our own ideas of the past influence the way we understand, and appreciate, our present.
The 26th Eric Johnston Lecture delivered at the Northern Territory Library on 6 December 2012.
Series: Eric Johnston Lecture ; no. 26
Language: English
Subject: Eric Johnston Lecture
Citation address: http://hdl.handle.net/10070/242639
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