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The Role of History in Bestseller and Blockbuster Culture
History provides an infinite supply of dramatic events, stories, characters and conflicts. The article provides a brief overview of prevalent conceptions and ideas of history that can be applied to the wide-spread historical fictions of the bestseller and blockbuster culture. On the background of the current alliance between history and media, I propose a methodological distinction between three levels: 1) a historiographical level, concerned with overall considerations and reflections, 2) adoi:10.5278/ojs.academicquarter.v0i7.2837 fatcat:uyklbhh2qza63euf6ymexpncmq