History as Art, Art as History: Contemporary Art and Social Studies Education

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  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2009-10-05
  • Publisher: Routledge

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History as Art, Art as History pioneers methods for using contemporary works of art in the social studies and art classroom to enhance an understanding of visual culture and history. The fully-illustrated interdisciplinary teaching toolkit provides an invaluable pedagogical resource-complete with theoretical background and practical suggestions for teaching U.S. history topics through close readings of both primary sources and provocative works of contemporary art.

Table of Contents

List of Illustrationsp. ix
Series Editor Introductionp. xiii
Acknowledgementsp. xv
Reframing History and Artp. 1
Introductionp. 3
Using Visual Historical Methods in the K-12 Classroom: Tactical Heuristicsp. 15
Curriculum as a Creative Process: An Interview with Artist-Educator Thi Buip. 35
Artists in the Realm of Historical Methods: The Sound, Smell, and Taste of Historyp. 47
"Committing History in Public": Lessons from Artists Working in the Public Realmp. 67
Investigating History and Art: A Teaching Toolkitp. 81
Introduction to the Teaching Toolkits: Visual Approaches to Teaching about Historyp. 83
Foundations of Citizenshipp. 95
The Constitution and U.S. Governmentp. 97
Japanese Incarcerationp. 121
Constructing Racep. 147
Slavery and Abolitionp. 149
Immigrationp. 177
The United States and the Worldp. 197
Westward Expansionp. 199
The U.S. War in Vietnamp. 218
Resourcesp. 243
List of Contributorsp. 247
Figure Credits and Permissionsp. 249
Indexp. 257
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