History and Memory

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How are history and memory different? Topics in this unit range from the celebration of Columbus Day to the demolition of a Korean museum to the historical re-interpretation of Mayan civilization, exploring the ways historians, nations, families, and individuals capture, exploit, and know the past, and the dynamic nature of historical practice and knowledge.

Find additional resources, including primary source materials, interactives, and downloadable print materials, at:  http://www.learner.org/courses/worldhistory/unit_main_2.html

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