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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...
The Public Historian (2019) 41 (2): 44–69.
Published: 01 May 2019
...Hilary Iris Lowe One of the great challenges for public historians in LGBTQ history is finding and developing interpretation of the history of sexuality for public audiences at current historic sites. This article answers this challenge by repositioning historic house museums as sites of some...
The Public Historian (2016) 38 (4): 129–148.
Published: 01 November 2016
... education and interpretation staff on the ground to invite scholars, teachers, school districts, community educators, park neighbors, and others to participate in developing more engaged, complex, multivocal, and democratic histories and a broader vision for the new century in the NPS. © 2016...
The Public Historian (2015) 37 (2): 42–60.
Published: 01 May 2015
...Hilary Iris Lowe Challenges to historic house museums are often mired in the rhetoric of crisis. Toward countering that rhetoric, this essay attempts to draw attention to it and to the complicated history of narrative (and storytelling) in interpretation and the academy. It argues that literary...
The Public Historian (2014) 36 (3): 109–129.
Published: 01 August 2014
... history can be a way to address much broader issues of economic, institutional, and environmental sustainability. © 2014 by The Regents of the University of California and the National Council on Public History 2014 civic engagement food history food movement interpretation sustainability...
The Public Historian (2011) 33 (1): 9–32.
Published: 01 February 2011
... interpretation Pioneers of Public History Ivor Noël Hume: Historical Archaeologist Ivor Noël Hume and Henry M. Miller Abstract: Ivor Noël Hume is one of the founders of historical archaeology in North America and has long championed the integration of documentary and archaeological evidence for understanding...
The Public Historian (2010) 32 (4): 11–15.
Published: 01 November 2010
... historic preservation architecture history interpretation Where is the History in Historic Districts? Introduction Alison K. Hoagland Abstract: Once designated, historic districts are often more noted for their architecture, due to legal requirements and aesthetic concerns, than their history, which...
The Public Historian (2009) 31 (4): 67–70.
Published: 01 November 2009
... of public history, particularly as it is found in museums and historic sites. © 2009 The Regents of the University of California and the National Council on Public History 2009 New western history public history Patricia Nelson Limerick interpretation The Public Historian, Vol. 31, No. 4, pp...
The Public Historian (2001) 23 (1): 27–54.
Published: 01 February 2001
...Alison K. Hoagland preservation interpretation © National Council for Public History Preservation and Interpretation Architecture and Interpretation at Forts Laramie and Bridger ALISON K. HOAGLAND PRESENTING A HISTORIC SITE TO THE PUBLIC involves a number of decisions about which...
The Public Historian (2001) 23 (1): 55–74.
Published: 01 February 2001
...Carolyn Strange; Tina Loo © National Council for Public History preservation interpretation Holding the Rock: The Indianization of Alcatraz Island, 1969 1999 CAROLYN STRANGE and TINA LOO IN THE 1960S, an era of political turbulence and social upheaval, popular rock and folk musicians...