For fifty years, Freeman Tilden’s Interpreting Our Heritage has been an For anyone interested in our natural and historic heritage–park. Interpreting Our Heritage: Principles and Practices for Visitor Services in Parks, Museums, and Historic Places. Front Cover. Freeman Tilden. University of North . For anyone interested in our natural and historic heritage-park volunteers and amateurs”-Interpreting Our Heritageand Tilden’s later interpretive writings.

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It is both stimulating and informative in advocating for the preservation and conservation of national parks, and each chapter manages to present a different and compelling oyr as to why we should do so.

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Want to Read Currently Reading Read. For the Younger Mind. Sep 03, Dan Portincaso rated it it was amazing. Every year millions of Americans visit national parks and monuments, state and municipal parks, battlefield areas, historic houses, and museums.

Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. There are tips and tricks, and six “principles” of interpretation that I think should still be taught to public history students everywhere, but the main thing is this motivational “consider this aspect Introduction to the Fourth Edition. It should aim at presenting a whole narrative, rather than relating informative fragments.

Not the be-all and end-all, but good! A foundational work in public history, and still well worth a read. Also good for finding the general teaching moment. Good if you like giving public tours. To include a comma in your tag, surround the tag with double quotes.


Interpreting Our Heritage

Lists What are lists? This is a classic that interpretinng who wants to do any type of interpretive work in a museum, national park, or any other related organization should read. Contents Principles of Interpretation. Freeman Tilden’s Later Interpretive Writings itlden Tilden was a pioneer in the field of interpretation.

Filled with principles of interpretation, amplified by example meant to motivate. Read it if you are interested in why museums and parks do what they do We shall see whether its initial read supports the basic class?

Interpreting Our Heritage by Freeman Tilden

Freeman Tilden was a pioneer in the field of natural and cultural interpretation. The Priceless Ingredient Then set up a personal list of libraries from your profile page by heritahe on your user name at the top right of any screen.

References to this book Natural Area Tourism: I am so glad THAT is over with. Tilden argues that heritage interpretation must first and foremost be relevant to the visitor. Edith Cowan University Library. Queensland University of Technology. Subjects Historic sites — Interpretive programs. My library Help Advanced Book Search. What freedom of discussion, where difference of opinion about procedure was taken for granted and met with a smile.

By means of guided tours, exhibits, and signs, visitors to these areas receive a very special kind of education through their interpretation of informative materials. These 3 locations in Victoria: Public Private login tilcen.

Contents Introduction to the Fourth Edition. Now I have to re-read it.

I reread this for the manyth time and enjoyed it every bit as much–possibly more now that I’ve read a good deal of additional material in the hdritage to see how strong the influence of this work has been.


Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Moore Ross Kingston Dowling Limited preview – National parks and reserves — Interpretive programs. Notes Includes bibliographical references and index.

Freeman Tilden was a pioneer in the field of natural and cultural interpretation. From his anecdotes to his experiences, Tilden relates to the reader that national parks are part of America’s cultural heritage and identity, and they are vital to our national welfare, not to mention our spiritual and mental wellbeing. Bendigo Campus, Heyward Library. By means of guided walks and talks, interprreting, exhibits, and signs, visitors experience these areas through a very special kind of communication technique known as “interpretation.

Not exactly a complete training guide, tildfn definitely not a “fun read” if you’re not interested in the subject, but very helpful if you are. The basic book used by National Interpretation Assn as a teaching tool.

Jan 19, George rated it liked it Shelves: Excellent and thoughtful book on hoiw to interpret history to those who are not familiar with history. These 13 unterpreting in All: For the Younger Mind 8.