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Museums, monuments, and national parks : toward a new genealogy of public history

Author: Denise D Meringolo
Publisher: Amherst : University of Massachusetts Press, ©2012.
Series: Public history in historical perspective.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The rapid expansion of the field of public history since the 1970s has led many to believe that it is a relatively new profession. In this book, Denise D. Meringolo shows that the roots of public history actually reach back to the nineteenth century, when the federal government entered into the work of collecting and preserving the nation's natural and cultural resources. Yet it was not until the emergence of the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Denise D Meringolo
ISBN: 9781558499409 1558499407 9781558499393 1558499393
OCLC Number: 768167109
Description: xxxii, 207 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Prologue : a new kind of technician : in search of the culture of public history --
A matter of national dignity : education and federal authority --
Managing the landscape : national parks, national monuments, and the use of public land --
Losing their identity : National Park Service museums and federal collections --
Ignorant and local-minded influences : historic sites and the expansion of the National Park Service --
Real park service men : on the ground and in the books --
Park service diggers : public historians and the problem of status --
Conclusion : toward a new genealogy of public history.
Series Title: Public history in historical perspective.
Responsibility: Denise D. Meringolo.
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The rapid expansion of the field of public history since the 1970s has led many to believe that it is a relatively new profession. In this book, Denise D. Meringolo shows that the roots of public  Read more...

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