Changing Face of Public History: The Chicago Historical Society and the Transformation of an American Public Museum
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BeschreibungThis is an analysis of the Chicago Historical Society's evolving relationship with its constituencies since its founding and a comparison of its development over four decades with that of other American museums and historic sites.
PortraitCatherine M. Lewis is Special Projects Coordinator at the Atlanta History Center and Associate Professor of History and Women's Studies at Kennesaw State University.
Pressestimmen"This book will prove useful to public history students and practitioners, especially museum professionals and those interested in museum studies."--"The Public Historian""Readable and useful.... One of the first full-length case studies of an institution engaged in the process of transformation over the course of a number of years."--"Journal of the Illinois State Historical Society""A major contribution to the museum field."--"Indiana Magazine of History"
Untertitel: New. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: NORTHERN ILLINOIS UNIV PR
Erscheinungsdatum: Januar 2005
Seitenanzahl: 184 Seiten