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By Roy Rosenzweig, Susan Porter Benson, Stephen Brier

Examines the sphere of public heritage. This e-book considers the function of mass media, the impacts of utilized heritage, and the significance of grassroots efforts to form ancient awareness. It indicates how americans have come to view themselves, their ancestors, and their background throughout the impression of mass media, and 'public history'.

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