The Lowell experiment :public history in a postindustrial city /Cathy Stanton.

Collection Type

  • Books and periodicals

GUSN

GUSN-242387

Description

xvi, 299 p. : ill., map ; 24 cm.

Details

Descriptive Terms

Urban renewal
Urban anthropology
Deindustrialization History.
Stadtentwicklung.
History.

Originator

Stanton, Cathy.

Contents

Prologue: The map in the museum -- Part I: History, performance, ethnography. Lowell and the public history movement ; An ethnographer in public historical space -- Part II: Three tours of Lowell. The run of the mill ; A walking tour of the acre ; Historic preservation as economic development -- Part III: Public history in Lowell. Rituals pf reconnection: work as history and history as work in postindustrial Lowell ; Feasting on Lowell: authority and accommodation in Lowell's new cultural economy -- Epilogue -- Appendix: Visitor survey summary, Lowell National Historical Park, Summer 2001/2002.

Publication

Amherst : University of Massachusetts Press

Description

xvi, 299 p. : ill., map ; 24 cm.

Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 279-294) and index.

ISBN

1558495460
9781558495463
1558495479 (pbk.)
9781558495470 (pbk.)

Call Number

Stacks HT177.L73 S83 2006

Places

Massachusetts Lowell.
Massachusetts Lowell
Lowell National Historical Park (Lowell, Mass.)
Lowell (Mass.)
Lowell