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The 21st Century Millennials: Urgency and Interest On Historical Science

Version 1 : Received: 10 June 2021 / Approved: 11 June 2021 / Online: 11 June 2021 (14:20:25 CEST)

How to cite: Rahayu, I.; Pandin, M. The 21st Century Millennials: Urgency and Interest On Historical Science. Preprints 2021, 2021060322 (doi: 10.20944/preprints202106.0322.v1). Rahayu, I.; Pandin, M. The 21st Century Millennials: Urgency and Interest On Historical Science. Preprints 2021, 2021060322 (doi: 10.20944/preprints202106.0322.v1).

Abstract

History is part of the social sciences or humanities. In history, it studies events in the past which also determine what happens in the present and the future. With history, we can find out events and incidents in the past by reading books or by watching movies. Historical science provides many benefits for all circles. However, in this 21st century, which is a modern era, history is less desirable among millennials for various reasons. The purpose of writing this paper, the first is to find out what are the benefits of historical science in this millennial era, the second is to find out whether history is in demand or not among millennials, then what is the benefit of history in this millennial era. The third is to find a solution related to historical science learning so as not to be boring while maintaining its benefits. This research is to solve a common problem among millennials, namely whether millennials are interested in studying history and what can increase millennial interest in studying history. Researchers collect data to compile this paper with a qualitative method, which is to collect the latest journals for reference between 2019 and 2021 which are related to the urgency of 21st-century history for millennials. In addition, the researchers also looks for the latest data related to interest in studying historical science which is used to find out whether history is in demand or not among millennials. Thus, this research can find out what causes millennials to be less interested in history and find a solution, namely by using film media to increase millennial interest. This article is very useful in providing information about the urgency of learning history in the 21st century so that readers can use this article as material to conduct further research on this matter. As for this research, it has limitations, namely this research is only limited to millennials in relation to the urgency of historical science.

Subject Areas

history; millennials; urgency

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