History as Art, Art as History: Contemporary Art and Social Studies Education (Teaching/Learning Social Justice)

History as Art, Art as History by Dipti Desai and Jessica Hamlin, pioneers methods for using contemporary works of art in the social studies and art classroom to enhance an understanding of visual culture and history. This 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.

History as Art, Art as History