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Celebrate, Commemorate, Remember: The Work of Confederate Monuments in the United States

12 July 2016 @ 6.00 pm - 7.30 pm

2016 Bernard Bailyn Lecture on North American History presented by Dr James Grossman, Executive Director of the American Historical Association

Everything has a history. That which is memorializes and that which is left to popular memory are not accidental. Choices are made about what gets built, displayed, and given plaques. Memorials are public commemorations that legitimate what comes to be called ‘heritage’.

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Royal Historical Society of Victoria
239 A’Beckett Street
Melbourne , VIC Australia
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