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Performing history : how to research, write, act, and coach historical performances

Author: Ann E Birney; Joyce M Thierer; American Association for State and Local History.
Publisher: Lanham, Maryland : Rowman & Littlefield, [2018]
Series: American Association for State and Local History book series
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Performing History is for people who want to develop a first person narrative, those who have created a first person narrative but want to make it better, and those who want to help others develop first person narratives--museum and historic site volunteer coordinators, program and education curators, and those who wear many hats in small staffs.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Handbooks and manuals
History
Local history
Trivia and miscellanea
Handbooks, manuals, etc
Miscellanea
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Birney, Ann E.
Performing history.
Lanham : Rowman & Littlefield, 2018
(DLC) 2017051882
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Ann E Birney; Joyce M Thierer; American Association for State and Local History.
ISBN: 9781442278912 1442278919
OCLC Number: 1011546768
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: What does it take to do a good historical performance? --
Overcoming fear of research with historians' powerful tools --
Designing your performance --
Performance: it's all about the audience when there's no fourth wall --
Sharing the mantle of authority: young people interpret history --
Using historical performance skills to enhance other traditions of costumed interpretation --
Dreams and plans --
Appendix A: Historical performance camp preparation timetable --
Appendix B: Daily responsibilities of local arrangements chair during historical performance camp --
Appendix C: Sample flyer --
Appendix D: Sample application and registration form --
Appendix E: Sample schedule: historical performance camp --
Appendix F: sample schedule: night at your museum camp! --
Appendix G: sample historic figures list --
Appendix H: special invitation --
Appendix I: office tools and supplies for historical performance camp --
Appendix J: hat scenario exercise --
Appendix K: sample historical performance camp final day activities --
Appendix l: night at the museum evaluation.
Series Title: American Association for State and Local History book series
Responsibility: Ann E. Birney and Joyce M. Thierer.

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