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Publisher Comments:

Respected museum professionals discuss contemporary issues and successful programs, and offer practical guidelines and information, up-to-date references, and lively illustrations in this wide-ranging volume. Interpreting Historic House Museums captures the big picture and important details. Its scope and accessbility will make it useful and relevant for both students and practicing professionals.

Book News Annotation:

Museum professionals will find much useful advice on how to make historic house museums best fulfill their function of teaching the public for whose visits they're designed. The contributors, all with experience in managing a house museum, describe techniques and issues that broaden the interpretation and presentation of historic houses to include gender issues, the landscape context, furnishings, access, tours, theme-based tours, communication with visitors, and the role of historic house museums in education.
Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN:
9780759102514
Other:
Donnelly, Jessica Foy
Publisher:
Altamira Press
Other:
Donnelly, Jessica Foy
Author:
Donnelly, Jessica Foy
Location:
Walnut Creek, CA
Subject:
General
Subject:
Management
Subject:
United states
Subject:
United States - General
Subject:
Dwellings
Subject:
Historic sites
Subject:
Historic buildings
Subject:
Historical museums
Subject:
Public history.
Subject:
United States History, Local.
Subject:
US History-General
Edition Description:
Paperback
Series:
American Association for State and Local History book series
Series Volume:
no. 937
Publication Date:
20021031
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
336
Dimensions:
9.02x5.80x.81 in. 1.15 lbs.

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