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    DescriptionEvery 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 education through the interpretation of informative materials. For fifty years, "Interpreting Our Heritage" has been an indispensable sourcebook for those who are responsible for and who respond to such interpretive materials. This anniversary edition includes an entirely new selection of photographs, six additional essays by Freeman Tilden, and a new foreword and introduction that put this classic work into perspective for present and future generations. Whether the problem is to make a prehistoric site come to life or to explain the geological theory behind a particular rock formation, Tilden provides helpful principles to follow. For anyone interested in our natural and manmade heritage, this book offers guidance for exploring educational and recreational resources.


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    Title
    Interpreting Our Heritage
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Freeman Tilden, Introduction by R. Bruce Craig, Foreword by Mary Bomar
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 224
    Width: 137 mm
    Height: 213 mm
    Thickness: 15 mm
    Weight: 227 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780807858677
    ISBN 10: 0807858676
    Classifications

    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 25590
    B&T Book Type: NF
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T5.2
    BIC E4L: HIS
    BIC subject category V2: HBJK
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 01
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 01
    BIC subject category V2: KNSP
    BISAC V2.8: TRV016000
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: 01
    Ingram Subject Code: ED
    Libri: I-ED
    B&T General Subject: 340
    BISAC V2.8: EDU029000, EDU040000, EDU042000
    B&T Merchandise Category: UP
    LC subject heading:
    DC22: 363.680973, 363.690973
    LC subject heading: , ,
    DC22: 363.6/80973
    LC classification: SB482.A4 T53 2007
    LC subject heading:
    BISAC region code: 4.0.1.0.0.0.0
    Thema V1.0: NHK, KNS
    Edition
    4, Revised
    Edition statement
    4th Revised edition
    Illustrations note
    30 illustrations, index
    Publisher
    The University of North Carolina Press
    Imprint name
    The University of North Carolina Press
    Publication date
    15 April 2008
    Publication City/Country
    Chapel Hill
    Author Information
    FREEMAN TILDEN (1883-1980) was a pioneer in the field of cultural interpretation. A former journalist, playwright, and novelist, he began writing about America's national parks in the 1940s with the encouragement of the National Park Service director. This led to four books on visiting, learning, and teaching about national heritage sites, of which Interpreting Our Heritage remains the most influential.
    Review quote
    "[A] seminal book which may inspire yet another generation of park rangers." -- "Reflections"