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Each generation carries a unique perspective that influences how they feel about history and how professionals should interpret it.

Jay Price provides an overview of the different generations in the twenty-first century: the GIs who experienced World War II, the Silents who were born in the 1930s and early 1940s, the Baby Boomers, Generation Xers who were born in the mid-1960s through the 1970s, and the Millennials, who are individuals born after 1980.

Each generation takes a unique approach to history and views it in varying ways, from collectively to individually.

Price provides a discussion for what the changing attitudes and beliefs in younger generations means for historical organizations and the potential to tap into these groups for support through volunteerism and charity.