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Her past around Us: Interpreting Sites for Women's History / Edition 1
     

Her past around Us: Interpreting Sites for Women's History / Edition 1

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by Polly Welts Kaufman, Katharine T. Corbett, Katharine T. (Eds.) Corbett
 

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ISBN-10: 1575241307

ISBN-13: 9781575241302

Pub. Date: 01/28/2003

Publisher: Krieger Publishing Company

This collection of 11 essays authored by 12 American scholars and historians serves as a guide to finding, interpreting, and promoting a broad range of places that reveal women's stories and enrich the public's understanding of their lives. The case studies include homes, gardens, factories, cemeteries, business districts, and even entire communities. For teachers and

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This collection of 11 essays authored by 12 American scholars and historians serves as a guide to finding, interpreting, and promoting a broad range of places that reveal women's stories and enrich the public's understanding of their lives. The case studies include homes, gardens, factories, cemeteries, business districts, and even entire communities. For teachers and historical societies searching their own communities for new significant sites, and others wishing to use local and national historic sites to gain insights into women's history. Annotation (c)2003 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781575241302
Publisher:
Krieger Publishing Company
Publication date:
01/28/2003
Series:
Public History Ser.
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
270
Product dimensions:
6.20(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

Frontispieceii
Contributorsvii
Introduction1
Chapter 1Who Walked Before Me? Creating Women's History Trails11
Chapter 2Immortalizing Women: Finding Meaning in Public Sculpture31
Chapter 3Spider Woman's Grand Design: Making Native American Women Visible in Southwestern History Sites69
Chapter 4Women's Voices: Reinterpreting Historic House Museums87
Chapter 5Sunlight and Shadow: Free Space/Slave Space at White Haven103
Chapter 6The Servant Slant: Irish Women Domestic Servants and Historic House Museums121
Chapter 7She's in the Garden: Four Turn-of-the-Century Women and Their Landscapes145
Chapter 8Called Home: Finding Women's History in Nineteenth-Century Cemeteries163
Chapter 9Revisiting Main Street: Uncovering Women Entrepreneurs189
Chapter 10"Our Territory": Race, Place, Gender, Space and African American Women in the Urban South207
Chapter 11Reinterpreting Public Events: The Impact of Women's History on Public Celebrations235
Index253

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Her past around Us: Interpreting Sites for Women's History 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
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