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Voices from the back stairs

Jennifer Pustz

Voices from the back stairs

interpreting servants" lives at historic house museums

by Jennifer Pustz

  • 389 Want to read
  • 8 Currently reading

Published by Northern Illinois University Press in DeKalb .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Historic house museums -- Interpretive programs -- United States,
  • Historic sites -- Interpretive programs -- United States,
  • Household employees -- United States -- History -- 19th century,
  • Household employees -- United States -- History -- 20th century,
  • Household employees -- United States -- Social conditions,
  • Household employees -- United States -- Social life and customs,
  • Households -- United States -- History,
  • United States -- Social life and customs -- 1865-1918,
  • United States -- Social conditions -- 1865-1918,
  • United States -- History, Local

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [229]-236) and index.

    StatementJennifer Pustz.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE159 .P867 2010
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 244 p. :
    Number of Pages244
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23971338M
    ISBN 100875806228
    ISBN 109780875806228
    LC Control Number2009028417

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Voices from the Back Stairs: Interpreting Servants' Lives at Historic House Museums. Historic house museums—one of the most prevalent types of history museums in the country—have long depicted the owners of the house and their families, but representing the 4/5.

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Voices from the Back Stairs: Interpreting Servants Lives at Historic House Museums Based on extensive surveys of historians at historic house museums, this informative study presents examples of successful interpretation programs, including those that have made the kitchen and servants’ quarters the most popular stops on the tour/5().

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Voices from the Back Stairs was an easy read once you got going and I particularly enjoyed her discussions of both the history of servants in the United States and her case studies. But perhaps my favorite part of the book was the way she explained how necessary this type of interpretation is to what we do, and I now have a stack of quotes and resources to take to colleagues.

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