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dc.contributor.author Kelly, Mills
dc.contributor.author Various
dc.date.accessioned 2020-05-04T21:01:49Z
dc.date.available 2020-05-04T21:01:49Z
dc.date.issued 2008
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/1920/11738
dc.description The WARC file must be opened using a program like Webrecorder.io. The ZIP contains a static version of the website. en_US
dc.description.abstract The Last American Pirate was a scholarly hoax perpetrated by students in History 389 at George Mason University in the Fall 2008 semester as part of T. Mills Kelly's course on "Lying About the Past". During this hoax, a (nonexistent) student named Jane explored a (fake) local legend about a house where the (also nonexistent) "Last American Pirate" lived. The purpose of the hoax was to encourage people to think about how easily information takes on a life of its own online, ethics in the historical profession, and the role of digital media in popular culture. URL: lastamericanpirate.net en_US
dc.language.iso en_US en_US
dc.publisher Roy Rosenzweig Center for History and New Media en_US
dc.subject digital history en_US
dc.subject pedagogy en_US
dc.title Last American Pirate en_US
dc.type Learning Object en_US


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