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Great tours! : thematic tours and guide training for historic sites

Author: Barbara Abramoff Levy; Sandra Mackenzie Lloyd; Susan Porter Schreiber
Publisher: Walnut Creek, CA : Altamira Press, ©2001.
Series: American Association for State and Local History book series.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This open and engaging book will help you develop thematic tours and train your guides to lead those tours, while aiding you in managing your guide program effectively. The authors' unique approach includes clear step-by-step instructions supplemented with activities and readings.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Local history
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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Levy, Barbara Abramoff.
Great Tours! : Thematic Tours and Guide Training for Historic Sites.
Lanham : AltaMira Press, ©2002
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Barbara Abramoff Levy; Sandra Mackenzie Lloyd; Susan Porter Schreiber
ISBN: 9780759116757 075911675X
OCLC Number: 607162178
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 159 pages).
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: pt. 1: Developing the thematic tour. Preparation: assemble the facts ; Planning: the theme development team and the roundtable workshop ; Creating: writing, revising, and testing the thematic tour outline --
pt. 2: Training guides to give thematic tours. Site specifics and historical context ; Material culture: the physical evidence ; Interpretative themes and the thematic tour ; Communication: audience and presentation techniques --
pt. 3: Managing guides effectively. Managing guides effectively.
Series Title: American Association for State and Local History book series.
Responsibility: Barbara Abramoff Levy, Sandra Mackenzie Lloyd, Susan Porter Schreiber.

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