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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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Interpreting Our Heritage by Freeman Tilden

Subjects Historic sites — Interpretive programs. University of North Carolina Press, c Tilden’s prose does not make for easy reading, but his ideas have greatly enriched my understanding about what I am doing in my role as a NPS volunteer.

Interpreting our heritage Freeman Tilden Snippet view – Other Authors Craig, R. We shall see whether its initial read supports the basic class? If one is able to or past this discrepancy, the book is very helpful in developing an interpretation guides’ style and intellect.

Interestingly the author was a journalist and not a naturalist that did park interpretation, however, he poses good guidelines for any naturalist, ranger, or interpreter of any kind should follow when working with the public.

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 reason as to why we should do so. What freedom of discussion, where difference of opinion about procedure was taken heritagee granted and met with a smile. By means of guided walks and talks, tours, exhibits, and signs, visitors experience these areas through a very special kind of communication technique known as “interpretation.

For the Younger Mind. The first time I tried to read Tilden’s book several years ago I had to put it down after just a few pages.

By means of guided walks and talks, tours, exhibits, and ou, visitors experience these areas through a very special kind of communication technique known as “interpretation. An excellent guide for park rangers who are often asked questions by visitors, and how to answer them in ways that make the visitors see the history and natural history of the park.

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Bruce Craig is a former park ranger and interpreter, winner of the National Park Service’s Freeman Tilden Award and former executive director of several national park and history organizations. It should aim at presenting a whole The first chapter of this book is essential reading for anyone interested or working in heritage interpretation.

Interpreting Our Heritage

This book is not yet featured on Listopia. This is what I do for a living Lots of great advice–esp. Be the first to add this to a list. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Filled with principles of interpretation, amplified by example meant to motivate. State Library of NSW.

Sep 09, Julie H. Dec 12, David rated it really liked it. Moore Ross Kingston Dowling Limited preview – These 13 locations in All: I particularly appreciated the extent to which Tilden’s theories were inspired by Transcendentalist philosophy, especially the writings of Ralph Waldo Emerson. Bruce Craig that puts Tilden’s writings into perspective for present and future generations. Return to Book Page. 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.

How to use the power of the past to connect with hheritage where tilsen are at. 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.

Refresh and try again. 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 field to see how interpretinng the influence of this work has been.

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It isn’t written to provide concrete and specific steps to engage in, so people looking for a specific plan to follow to help get themselves started might want to look elsewhere. In order to set up a list of libraries that you have access to, you must first login or sign up.

Because the book mostly focuses on the national parks, and mostly on guiding tours within those parks, others might get even more practical instruction out of it. Tilden argues that heritage interpretation must first hwritage foremost be relevant to the visitor.

Add a tag Cancel Freeman Tilden Heritage interpretation. It should aim at presenting a whole narrative, rather than relating informative fragments. Tilden was a pioneer in the field of interpretation.

In the first chapter Tilden posits 6 principles of interpretation. La Trobe University Library. Bruce Craig that puts Tilden’s writings into perspective for present and future generations.

Comments and reviews What are comments? No trivia or quizzes yet. Want to Read saving…. This book’s instructions and pointers demonstrate why NPS is as effective as it is. Filled with principles of interpretation, amplified by example meant to motivate.

University of North Carolina Press- Education – pages. Apr 16, Marsinah rated it it was amazing. Imterpreting exactly a complete training guide, and definitely not a “fun read” if you’re not interested in the subject, but very helpful if you are.

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