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Living History Museums Undoing History Through Performance

ISBN-10: 0810858657
ISBN-13: 9780810858657
Edition: 2007
Authors: Scott Magelssen
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Description: Living History Museums: Undoing History Through Performance examines the performance techniques of Living History Museums, cultural institutions that merge historical exhibits with costumed live performance. Institutions such as Plimoth Plantation  More...

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Book details

List price: $69.00
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: Scarecrow Press, Incorporated
Publication date: 2/1/2007
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 252
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.858
Language: English

Living History Museums: Undoing History Through Performance examines the performance techniques of Living History Museums, cultural institutions that merge historical exhibits with costumed live performance. Institutions such as Plimoth Plantation and Colonial Williamsburg are analyzed from a theatrical perspective, offering a new genealogy of living museum performance.

Acknowledgments
Introduction
The Dilemmas of Contemporary Living Museum Historiography in Theory and Practice
The Progressive Development Narrative of Living Museum History
Progressive Histories: Major Works
The Progressive Development Narrative in Practice
(In)authentic Revolutions: Time, Space, and Living History Museums
Plimoth Plantation
Colonial Williamsburg
Old Sturbridge Village
Storytelling vs. Scientific Discourse
Toward a New Genealogy of Living Museum Performance
A Historiography of Immanence
Defining an Episteme
An Emergence within a Shifting Field
Capitalizing on the Past-Capitalizing on Loss
Social History and the Trajectory of Living Museum Performance
The Naturalistic Ideal
Living History as Pleasure
Performance as Historiography at Living History Museums
The Historiography of Performance
The Field
Missed Opportunities
Alternatives to the Naturalistic Mode
Post-Tourists and Living Museum Performance
Conclusion
Selected Living History Programming Sites
Bibliography
Index
About the Author

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