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Living history museums and historic sites in the United States

Author: Victor J Danilov
Publisher: Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This book provides the first extensive directory of living history exhibits, programs, and events. It contains descriptions of nearly 600 institutions that use living history to make their exhibits more enjoyable, educational and historically relevant, from houses, plantations and villages to decommissioned battleships, battlefields, trading posts and settler/military forts. All entries include a brief  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Directories
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Victor J Danilov
ISBN: 9780786448456 0786448458
OCLC Number: 496959936
Description: vi, 314 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents: Interpreting living history --
Living history directory --
Outdoor museums --
Living history outdoor museums --
Outdoor museums with limited living history activities --
Outdoor museums with living history events --
Historic sites --
Living history historic sites --
Historic sites with limited living history activities --
Historic sites with living history events --
Historic houses --
Living history historic houses --
Historic houses with limited living history activities --
Historic houses with living history events --
Farms --
Living history farms --
Farms with limited living history activities --
Farms with living history events --
Plantations --
Living history plantations --
Plantations with limited living history activities --
Plantations with living history events --
Ranches --
Living history ranches --
Ranches with limited living history activities --
Ranches with living history events --
Trading posts --
Living history trading posts --
Trading posts with limited living history activities --
Trading posts with living history events --
Settler forts --
Living history settler forts --
Settler forts with limited living history activities --
Settler forts with living history events --
Military forts, ships, and battleþelds --
Military forts --
Living history military forts --
Military forts with limited living history activities --
Military forts with living history events --
Navy ships --
Living history navy ships --
Navy ships with living history events --
Battleþelds --
Living history battlefields --
Battlefields with limited living history activities --
Battlefields with living history events.
Responsibility: Victor J. Danilov.

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The concept of 'living history', a popular interpretation technique, can take many forms, from military reenactments to skill, craft, and trade demonstrations presented by guides and interpreters  Read more...

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