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Author Allison, David B., author
Title Living history [ebook] : effective costumed interpretation and enactment at museums and historic sites / David B. Allison
Published Lanham, Maryland : Rowman & Littlefield, 2016
Descript 1 online resource
Content text
Media computer
Carrier online resource
Series American Association for State and Local History
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references
Contents Introduction -- Using living history to connect with visitors -- Putting living history in context -- Making meaning and creating authenticity at museums -- Examining successful first-person interpretation -- The power of children at the Children's Museum of Indianapolis -- "History Players" at the Minnesota History Center -- Enactment at the Denver Museum of Nature & Science -- Theater and exhibit actors at the Science Museum of Minnesota -- Opening doors at Conner Prairie -- "They're trying to learn for free!" -- Playing with living history in pop culture -- Conclusion -- Using living history for stronger programing and education -- Appendix
Subject Museums -- Educational aspects
Museum theater -- Educational aspects
Historical reenactments -- United States -- Case studies
Historic sites -- Interpretive programs -- United States -- Case studies
History -- Study and teaching -- United States -- Case studies
Living history Interpretive programs
Electronic books
Downloadable file
Alt Author OverDrive, Inc
ISBN 9781442263826

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