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Past Into Present: Effective Techniques for First-Person Historical Interpretation

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First-person interpretation - the portrayal of historical characters through interactive dramatization or roleplaying - is an effective, albeit controversial, method used to bring history to life at museums, historic sites, and other public venues. Stacy Roth examines the techniques of first-person interpretation to identify those that have been most effective with audienc ...more
Paperback, 272 pages
Published May 25th 1998 by University of North Carolina Press
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Brock Stafford
Mar 14, 2016 Brock Stafford rated it it was amazing
Excellent look into first-person interpretation. Well researched and immensely readable, a must read for aspiring or current interpreters.
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This book isn't bad, but I found myself skimming quite a bit just to get to the practical advice. As a hobby interpreter, I'm really not interested in the academic study of whether interpretation is theater or the discussion of the pros and cons of 1st person although that is very interesting.
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