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Product Description: Across the country, museums and historic sites welcome visitors into a world long gone but fundamental to America today. Military history in particular is etched into our country’s culture and the public’s imagination. The trouble, though, for museums and historical sites lies in continuing to make it both accessible and relevant to today’s audiences...read more

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9781442239739 | Rowman & Littlefield Pub Inc, April 21, 2016, cover price $80.00 | About this edition: Across the country, museums and historic sites welcome visitors into a world long gone but fundamental to America today.

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9781442239746 | Rowman & Littlefield Pub Inc, April 8, 2016, cover price $39.00 | About this edition: While the lessons of the past are equally important today as when they first occurred, the trouble lies in making them accessible to modern-audiences.

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In these days of an aging traditional audience, shrinking attendance, tightened budgets, increased competition, and exponential growth in new types of communication methods, America’s house museums need to take bold steps and expand their overall purpose beyond those of the traditional museum. They need not only to engage the communities surrounding them, but also to collaborate with visitors on the type and quality of experience they provide. This book is a groundbreaking manifesto that calls for the establishment of a more inclusive, visitor-centered paradigm based on the shared experience of human habitation. It draws inspiration from film, theater, public art, and urban design to transform historic house museums while providing a how-to guide for making historic house museums sustainable, through five primary themes: communicating with the surrounding community, engaging the community, re-imagining the visitor experience, celebrating the detritus of human habitation, and acknowledging the illusion of the shelter’s authenticity. Anarchist's Guide to Historic House Museums offers a wry, but informed, rule-breaking perspective from authors with years of experience and gives numerous vivid examples of both good and not-so-good practices from house museums in the U.S.

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9781629581705 | Left Coast Pr, October 31, 2015, cover price $150.00

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9781629581712 | Left Coast Pr, October 31, 2015, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: In these days of an aging traditional audience, shrinking attendance, tightened budgets, increased competition, and exponential growth in new types of communication methods, America’s house museums need to take bold steps and expand their overall purpose beyond those of the traditional museum.

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Product Description: Interpreting Slavery at Museums and Historic Sites aims to move the field forward in its collective conversation about the interpretation of slavery—acknowledging the criticism of the past and acting in the present to develop an inclusive interpretation of slavery...read more
By James Dewolf Perry (editor)

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9780759123250 | Rowman & Littlefield Pub Inc, December 23, 2014, cover price $75.00 | About this edition: Interpreting Slavery at Museums and Historic Sites aims to move the field forward in its collective conversation about the interpretation of slavery—acknowledging the criticism of the past and acting in the present to develop an inclusive interpretation of slavery.

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9780759123267 | Rowman & Littlefield Pub Inc, December 23, 2014, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: Interpreting Slavery at Museums and Historic Sites aims to move the field forward in its collective conversation about the interpretation of slavery—acknowledging the criticism of the past and acting in the present to develop an inclusive interpretation of slavery.
9780387514673, titled "Control of Large Flexible Space Structures" | Springer Verlag, November 1, 1989, cover price $38.00 | also contains Control of Large Flexible Space Structures | About this edition: This book is a research monograph that addresses the basic issues in controlling large, flexible space structures (LFSS), and presents some controller synthesis methods developed by the author.

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Product Description: American nationalism, patriotism and citizenship are proudly on display at historical sites across America―but they are also contested and reshaped by visitors and their engagement with those places. In Exhibiting Patriotism, Bergman analyzes exhibits, interpretive materials, and orientation films at major US sites, from Mt...read more

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9781598745962 | Left Coast Pr, January 1, 2013, cover price $150.00 | About this edition: American nationalism, patriotism and citizenship are proudly on display at historical sites across America―but they are also contested and reshaped by visitors and their engagement with those places.

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9781598745979 | Left Coast Pr, January 1, 2013, cover price $39.95 | About this edition: American nationalism, patriotism and citizenship are proudly on display at historical sites across America―but they are also contested and reshaped by visitors and their engagement with those places.

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Product Description: Historic house museums—one of the most prevalent types of history museums in the country—have long depicted the owners of the house and their families, but representing the servants has introduced a unique set of challenges. While museum professionals have increasingly incorporated women, immigrants, African Americans, and other minorities into portrayals of the past, these portrayals often show an idealistic world without class antagonisms or ethnic conflict...read more

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9780875806228 | Northern Illinois Univ Pr, October 15, 2009, cover price $27.00 | About this edition: Historic house museums—one of the most prevalent types of history museums in the country—have long depicted the owners of the house and their families, but representing the servants has introduced a unique set of challenges.

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Product Description: In this powerful collection of over one hundred images and testimonies, award-winning photographer Thomas Daniel has documented the world of Civil War reenactors--men, women and children who recreate and relive one of the most turbulent and tragic periods in American history...read more

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9781883911676 | Brandylane, June 30, 2008, cover price $45.00 | About this edition: In this powerful collection of over one hundred images and testimonies, award-winning photographer Thomas Daniel has documented the world of Civil War reenactors--men, women and children who recreate and relive one of the most turbulent and tragic periods in American history.

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Product Description: Every year millions of Americans visit national parks and monuments, state and municipal parks, battlefields, historic houses, and museums. By means of guided walks and talks, tours, exhibits, and signs, visitors experience these areas through a very special kind of communication technique known as "interpretation...read more
By R. Bruce Craig (editor), Russell E. Dickenson (foreword by) and Freeman Tilden

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9780807858677 | 4 exp upd edition (Univ of North Carolina Pr, March 18, 2008), cover price $19.00 | About this edition: Every year millions of Americans visit national parks and monuments, state and municipal parks, battlefields, historic houses, and museums.

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Product Description: Every year millions of Americans visit national parks and monuments, state and municipal parks, battlefields, historic houses, and museums. By means of guided walks and talks, tours, exhibits, and signs, visitors experience these areas through a very special kind of communication technique known as "interpretation...read more

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9780807831809 | 4 exp upd edition (Univ of North Carolina Pr, March 18, 2008), cover price $47.50 | About this edition: Every year millions of Americans visit national parks and monuments, state and municipal parks, battlefields, historic houses, and museums.

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9780807840160 | 3 edition (Univ of North Carolina Pr, June 1, 1977), cover price $13.95

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Product Description: Living history museums are cultural institutions that merge historical exhibits with live costumed performance. While unique and vitally important, they often compromise historical accuracy and authenticity for the sake of tourism and entertainment value...read more

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9780810858657 | Scarecrow Pr, March 30, 2007, cover price $66.00 | About this edition: Living history museums are cultural institutions that merge historical exhibits with live costumed performance.

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Product Description: Ideas and Images presents eleven case studies, walking you through the process of developing interpretive history exhibits. Learn how to identify and build new audiences, work with consultants and experts, cope with institutional change, present temporary and permanent exhibitions, and experiment with new subjects, design techniques and medi...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)
By Kenneth L. Ames (editor), Barbara Franco (editor) and L. Thomas Frye (editor)

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9780761989325 | Reprint edition (Altamira Pr, January 1, 1997), cover price $38.00 | About this edition: Ideas and Images presents eleven case studies, walking you through the process of developing interpretive history exhibits.
9780942063202 | Altamira Pr, October 1, 1995, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: Ideas and Images presents eleven case studies, walking you through the process of developing interpretive history exhibits.

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Product Description: In the face of increasing public interest and demand for information, archaeologists are collaborating with historians, museum curators, and exhibit designers to devise the best strategies for translating archaeological information to the public...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)
By John H. Jameson (editor)

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9780761989080 | Altamira Pr, January 1, 1997, cover price $80.00 | About this edition: In the face of increasing public interest and demand for information, archaeologists are collaborating with historians, museum curators, and exhibit designers to devise the best strategies for translating archaeological information to the public.

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9780761989097 | Altamira Pr, December 1, 1996, cover price $42.00 | About this edition: In the face of increasing public interest and demand for information, archaeologists are collaborating with historians, museum curators, and exhibit designers to devise the best strategies for translating archaeological information to the public.

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Product Description: This text considers why history matters. It shows how popularised historical images and narratives deeply influence Americans' understanding of their collective past. Americans, who think they have shed their past, are also, paradoxically, avid tourists of their own heritage.

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9781566394444 | Temple Univ Pr, May 1, 1996, cover price $69.95 | About this edition: This text considers why history matters.

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9781566394451 | Temple Univ Pr, April 23, 1996, cover price $30.95 | About this edition: Shows how popularized historical images and narratives deeply influence Americans' understanding of their collective past.

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Product Description: Interpretation of Historic Sites offers essential knowledge on how to develop and conduct interpretive programs for every historic site, regardless of size or budget.

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9780761991625 | 2 revised edition (Altamira Pr, February 1, 1996), cover price $36.00 | About this edition: Interpretation of Historic Sites offers essential knowledge on how to develop and conduct interpretive programs for every historic site, regardless of size or budget.
9780910050739 | 2nd edition (Amer Assn for State & Local, January 1, 1986), cover price $21.95 | About this edition: Interpretation of Historic Sites offers essential knowledge on how to develop and conduct interpretive programs for every historic site, regardless of size or budget.

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Product Description: Living History Reader is the first collection of seminal articles about conducting living history. Written by museum interpreters and enthusiasts, the articles are thought-provoking, readable, and collectively present a cross-section of the best writing about historical simulation...read more

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9780942063134 | Altamira Pr, October 1, 1995, cover price $38.00 | About this edition: Living History Reader is the first collection of seminal articles about conducting living history.

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Product Description: Fifteen scholars and museum staffers critically review American history museums. They note exhibit form and content, social and political contexts, and suggest improvements. Annotation copyright Book News, Inc. Portland, Or.
By Warren Leon and Roy Rosenzweig (editor)

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9780252014000 | Univ of Illinois Pr, June 1, 1989, cover price $34.95 | About this edition: Fifteen scholars and museum staffers critically review American history museums.

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9780252060649 | Univ of Illinois Pr, October 1, 1989, cover price $25.00 | About this edition: Fifteen scholars and museum staffers critically review American history museums.

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Product Description: This book is a research monograph that addresses the basic issues in controlling large, flexible space structures (LFSS), and presents some controller synthesis methods developed by the author. The main problem considered is that of controller synthesis for precision attitude control and vibration suppression in LFSS...read more

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9780387514673 | Springer Verlag, November 1, 1989, cover price $38.00 | also contains Interpreting Slavery at Museums and Historic Sites | About this edition: This book is a research monograph that addresses the basic issues in controlling large, flexible space structures (LFSS), and presents some controller synthesis methods developed by the author.
9783540514671 | Springer Verlag, August 31, 1989, cover price $99.00 | About this edition: This book is a research monograph that addresses the basic issues in controlling large, flexible space structures (LFSS), and presents some controller synthesis methods developed by the author.

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Product Description: The Care of Antiques and Historical Collections is a wonderful handbook that gives you and your staff the crucial knowledge you need to start and maintain sound programs of storage, display and environmental control for your historical artifacts...read more

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9780910050722 | 2 rev exp edition (Amer Assn for State & Local, June 1, 1985), cover price $16.95 | About this edition: The Care of Antiques and Historical Collections is a wonderful handbook that gives you and your staff the crucial knowledge you need to start and maintain sound programs of storage, display and environmental control for your historical artifacts.

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