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The Public Historian (2020) 42 (1): 29–53.
Published: 01 February 2020
...Na Li Museums have grown exponentially in China in the span of approximately 110 years. How does one design an exhibit for a better-informed public? What kind of interpretive space is needed to engage the public? How do museums function as sites of public history? This article traces the genealogy...
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The Public Historian (2015) 37 (2): 97–111.
Published: 01 May 2015
...Franklin Vagnone; Deborah Ryan; Olivia Cothren © 2015 by The Regents of the University of California and the National Council on Public History 2015 New directions in reviews Guest editor s note Reviews of historic house museums are quite rare in The Public Historian. For one thing...
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The Public Historian (2019) 41 (3): 166–168.
Published: 01 August 2019
...Anne Petersen Defining Memory: Local Museums and the Construction of History in America’s Changing Communities edited by Amy K. Levin and Joshua G. Adair . 2 nd ed. Lanham, MD : Rowman & Littlefield , 2017 . ix + 323 pp.; preface, bibliography notes, index; clothbound, $95.00...
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The Public Historian (2013) 35 (2): 113–115.
Published: 01 May 2013
...Wendy Giddens Teeter © 2013 by The Regents of the University of California and the National Council on Public History 2013 Decolonizing Museums: Representing Native America in National and Tribal Museums by Amy Lonetree . : University of North Carolina Press , 2012 . xxii + 221 pp...
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The Public Historian (2019) 41 (1): 165–167.
Published: 01 February 2019
...Olwen Purdue © 2019 by The Regents of the University of California and the National Council on Public History 2019 Exhibiting Atrocity: Memorial Museums and the Politics of Past Violence by Amy Sodaro . New Brunswick, NJ : Rutgers University Press , 2018 . 1 + 214 pp.: illustrations...
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The Public Historian (2019) 41 (1): 177–179.
Published: 01 February 2019
...David D. Vail © 2019 by The Regents of the University of California and the National Council on Public History 2019 The Lost Species: Great Expeditions in the Collections of Natural History Museums by Christopher Kemp . Chicago : The University of Chicago Press , 2017 . xii + 250 pp...
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The Public Historian (2018) 40 (4): 216–218.
Published: 01 November 2018
...Matthew White © 2018 by The Regents of the University of California and the National Council on Public History 2018 Science Museums in Transition: Cultures of Display in Nineteenth-Century Britain and America edited by Carin Berkowitz and Bernard Lightman . Pittsburgh : University...
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The Public Historian (2018) 40 (3): 142–162.
Published: 01 August 2018
...Nancy E. Weiss The National Museum of African American History and Culture Act authorized the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) to establish grant programs for museums of African American history and culture. Through its Museum Grants for African American History and Culture program...
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The Public Historian (2018) 40 (3): 163–172.
Published: 01 August 2018
...Jeff Hayward; Christine Larouche This article offers an overview of the field of African American museums, describing the growth and variety of museums created, basic operational characteristics, their service to their communities, and perceived challenges in the present and future. The data were...
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The Public Historian (2018) 40 (3): 9–12.
Published: 01 August 2018
...Deborah L. Mack; John S. Welch © 2018 by The Regents of the University of California and the National Council on Public History 2018 I NTRODUCT ION The State of Black Museums Deborah L. Mack and John S. Welch This issue of The Public Historian commemorates the fortieth anniversary (1978 2018...
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The Public Historian (2018) 40 (3): 74–89.
Published: 01 August 2018
...Juanita Moore Leadership, succession, and governance in African American museums have often been affected by the deep relationship between these museums and their communities, their relative lack of financial resources, and relationships between the founder, CEOs/directors, and their boards. Unlike...
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The Public Historian (2018) 40 (3): 44–73.
Published: 01 August 2018
... African American culture first in libraries and archives and later museums. The civil rights, Black Power, Black Arts and Black Studies movements helped advance social and political change, which in turn spurred the development of Black museums as formal institutions for preserving African American...
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The Public Historian (2018) 40 (1): 176–178.
Published: 01 February 2018
...Samuel J. Redman © 2018 by The Regents of the University of California and the National Council on Public History 2018 Museums: A History by John E. Simmons . Lanham, MD : Rowman & Littlefield , 2016 . v + 304 pp.; illustrations, tables, bibliography, index; clothbound, $85.00...
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The Public Historian (2018) 40 (1): 84–86.
Published: 01 February 2018
...Sarah Pharaon © 2018 by The Regents of the University of California and the National Council on Public History 2018 ROUNDTABLE : RESPOND ING RAP IDLY TO OUR COMMUNIT I ES Introduction Essential Museums Sarah Pharaon Years ago, while talking with Elizabeth Silkes, executive director of the...
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The Public Historian (2018) 40 (1): 174–176.
Published: 01 February 2018
...Lu Ann Jones © 2018 by The Regents of the University of California and the National Council on Public History 2018 Interpreting Agriculture at Museums and Historic Sites by Debra A. Reid . Lanham, MD : Rowman & Littlefield , 2017 . vii + 265 pp.; illustrations, notes, appendix...
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The Public Historian (2018) 40 (1): 181–183.
Published: 01 February 2018
...Ava F. Kahn © 2018 by The Regents of the University of California and the National Council on Public History 2018 Interpreting American Jewish History at Museums and Historic Sites by Avi Y. Decter . Lanham, MD : Rowman & Littlefield , 2017 . ix + 231 pp.; illustrations, notes...
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The Public Historian (2017) 39 (4): 187–189.
Published: 01 November 2017
...Max A. van Balgooy © 2017 by The Regents of the University of California and the National Council on Public History 2017 Historic House Museums in the United States and the United Kingdom: A History by Linda Young . Lanham, MD : Rowman & Littlefield , 2017 . v + 299 pp...
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The Public Historian (2017) 39 (4): 185–187.
Published: 01 November 2017
...Monica Pelayo Lock © 2017 by The Regents of the University of California and the National Council on Public History 2017 Global Mobilities: Refugees, Exiles, and Immigrants in Museums and Archives edited by Amy K. Levin . London : Routledge , 2017 . v + 499 pp.; illustrations, notes...
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The Public Historian (2017) 39 (3): 153–154.
Published: 01 August 2017
...Briann Greenfield © 2017 by The Regents of the University of California and the National Council on Public History 2017 Environmental Sustainability at Historic Sites and Museums by Sarah Sutton . Lanham, MD : Rowman & Littlefield , 2015 . vii + 208 pp.; illustrations, notes...
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The Public Historian (2017) 39 (3): 62–84.
Published: 01 August 2017
...Philip R. Byrd Keeping museum practices strictly within the confines of the National Register of Historic Places’ period of historical significance guidelines is not sustainable for many museum ships. By defining and using continuous existence, SS John W. Brown is creating a new method of...