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Social History in Museums A Handbook for Professionals by David Fleming

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Published by HMSO Books .
Written in English


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ContributionsJohn G. Rhodes (Editor)
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Open LibraryOL7321462M
ISBN 100112905293
ISBN 109780112905295

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This manual contains contributions by 30 museum professionals from a wide range of specialisms with chapters that range from The Decorative Art Approach to The Agricultural History Approach to Oral History, Excavation Archaeology, Photographs and Films and Period Rooms. The discipline of social history is, in academic terms, very young and its introduction into museums . "In Curators, one of our leading paleontologists, Lance Grande, takes us behind the scenes of a great precious collections and hidden corridors hold tales of adventure, debate, and global exploration all in the search for knowledge. Curators reveals the national treasures that are our natural history museums and tells the stories of how they hold secrets of our past, but Cited by: 2. ISBN Digitally watermarked, DRM-free Included format: PDF ebooks can be used on all reading devices Immediate eBook download after purchase. This volume is concerned with how, during four demanding, dislocating and world-changing years, the museum, that most Victorian of institutions, was forced to meet the extraordinary test of war on the home s were no more immune from the pressures of war than any other institution. Their history reflects the broader history of the home front and the efforts made to .

Search within book. Front Matter. Pages i-vii. PDF. Kenneth Hudson. Pages Arrangement and Communication. Kenneth Hudson. Pages Museums in the Market Research Age. Kenneth Hudson. Pages Back Matter. Pages PDF. About this book. Keywords. history history of literature social history. Bibliographic information. Collecting the Contemporary: A Handbook for Social History Museums is a major new publication which addresses one of the most fundamental issues facing today’s history museums: why and how to engage with contemporary collecting?In a format which is approachable, attractive - and above all actionable, this new book is packed with stimulating thinking and international case . Our annual journal Social History in Museums contains a mix of papers on current research, new projects, reviews of exhibitions and new writing in social history. An archive of past journals is now available. Please note: the journals have been scanned and are available as pdf documents here. Social history, often called the new social history, is a field of history that looks at the lived experience of the past. In its "golden age" it was a major growth field in the s and s among scholars, and still is well represented in history departments in Britain, Canada, France, Germany, and the United States.

From January to December , the Social Stories Spectrum Project provided a structured opportunity for high-functioning verbal young adults (ages ) with an autism spectrum disorder (ASD) to meet up with their peers and practice social skills, participate in organized trips to seven museums in Balboa Park, and work together to create “social stories” for the . Additional Physical Format: Online version: Hudson, Kenneth. Social history of museums. Atlantic Highlands, N.J.: Humanities Press, (OCoLC)   Marcus, associate professor of curriculum and instruction in the Neag School of Education, has written a book called Teaching History with Museums: Strategies for K Social Studies. He and co-author Walter Woodward, Connecticut state historian and associate professor of history at UConn, presented a workshop on the book at one of the museums Author: Nancy Andrews. ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: pages: color illustrations ; 21 cm: Contents: Introduction --A picture of the past and a mirror of the present: Iorwerth Peate and the origins of the Welsh Folk Museum --Case study: Tyne and Wear Archives and Museums --A question of value: issues in contemporary .