Most often when the term "living history" is used, it is in reference to reenactments. From my short tenure as editor at Civil War Book Review, I find this definition far too limiting. Instead, I turn to T.S. Eliot who once said, "The historical sense involves a perception, not only of the pastness ....
"Living With History,"
Civil War Book Review: Vol. 3
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