Interpreting Our Heritage: Principles and Practices for Visitor Services in Parks, Museums, and Historic Places. Front Cover. Freeman Tilden. University of North . Interpreting Our Heritage [Freeman Tilden, R. Bruce Craig, Russell E. Dickenson] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Every year millions of. Editorial Reviews. Review. “[A] seminal book which may inspire yet another generation of park Interpreting Our Heritage 4th Edition, Kindle Edition. by.

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Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers. Lastly, interpretation for children should not be a distillation of a presentation for adults, but rather a separate heeritage distinct interpretive approach. This fiftieth anniversary edition is a chance to rededicate ourselves to the unfinished interpretive task–to ensure that future generations have abundant opportunities to connect to the meanings and significance of the special places for which we serve as stewards.

English Choose a language for shopping. Bruce Craig gives integpreting cause to look at Freeman Tilden’s life and writings with fresh eyes, fostering renewed appreciation for his masterful work and his passion for interpretation.

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By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Excellent and tikden book on hoiw to interpret history to those who are not familiar with history.

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Every point he makes is supported by real world examples, mostly from the National Park Service. Share your thoughts with other customers. Through interpretation, understanding; through understanding, appreciation; through appreciation, protection. However, he knew that we did not have to wait another generation. Lastly, interpretation for children should not be a distillation of a presentation for adults, but rather a separate and distinct interpretive approach.


Although the book may seem simple, it has had a profound effect on our country in the last 50 years. Sharing Nature with Children, 20th Anniversary Edition. This writer will state, without reservation, if you are new to Historical Interpertaion or are a Guide at some Natural Feature; or an ‘old hand ‘ who never owned a Copy of this Book; that you Buy a Copy Right Now, read herktage, mark it well, take freeeman liner notes, and then apply them to your work with the Publick; the Publick will surely gain from your increased ability to communicate the Message of your Location For the Record, this writer recieved the Book as a gift from his wife, even tho he had been an Historical Interpertor for years.

Open to the public ; Interpretation is an interdisciplinary art that is teachable. The Story’s the Thing 5. Freeman Tilden was a pioneer in the field of natural tidlen cultural interpretation.

If you are interested in any type freemna wildlife education or science education in general, I would recommend this book. Essential reading for anyone interested in interpretation or place based education.

Freeman Tilden

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The following chapters are enjoyable to read and offer a deeper insight into Tilden’s interpretive philosophy. A former journalist, playwright, and novelist, he began writing about America’s national parks in the s with the encouragement of National Park Service director Newton Drury.

This expanded and revised anniversary edition includes not only Tilden’s classic work but also an entirely new selection of accompanying photographs, five additional essays by Tilden on the art and craft of interpretation, a new foreword by former National Park Service director Russell Dickenson, and an introduction by R.

My library Help Advanced Book Search. Start reading Interpreting Our Heritage on your Kindle in under a minute. Login to add to list. This version includes a preface that puts the book into context and provides a biography of Tilden. The Visitors First Interest i i.

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Tildeb text, now in reprint, is the Standard Work for thoes involved with presenting the Past to the Present. See and discover other items: For the Younger Mind 8. By means of guided tours, exhibits, and signs, visitors to these areas receive a very special kind of educatio.

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