Interpreting Our Heritage

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Univ of North Carolina Press, 1967 - Social Science - 120 pages
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Every year millions of Americans visit national parks and monuments, state and municipal parks, battlefield areas, historic houses, and museums. By means of guided tours, exhibits, and signs, visitors to these areas receive a very special kind of educatio
 

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Contents

Principles of Interpretation
3
The Visitors First Interest
11
Raw Material and Its Product
18
The Storys the Thing
26
Not Instruction But Provocation
32
Toward a Perfect Whole
40
For the Younger Mind
47
PART
55
Past and Present
70
Nothing in Excess
78
The Mystery of Beauty
84
The Priceless Ingredient
89
Of Gadgetry
95
The Happy Amateur
98
Vistas of Beauty
106
Index
117

The Written Word
57

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