Restoring Women's History Through Historic Preservation by Gail Lee Dubrow
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Restoring Women's History Through Historic Preservation
By Gail Lee Dubrow

Restoring Women's History Through Historic Preservation

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Restoring Women's History Through Historic Preservation by Gail Lee Dubrow

Book Awards

  • Winner of Society of Architectural Historians Antoinette Forrester Downing Book Award 2003.

Book Description

Historic sites are visited by millions of people every year, but most of these places perpetuate the public notion that men have been the primary agents of historical change. This book reveals that historic sites and buildings have much to tell us about women's history. It documents women's contributions to the historic preservation movement at places such as Mount Vernon and explores women's history at several existing landmarks such as historic homes, as wells as in a wider array of cultural landscapes ranging from nurses' residences in Montreal to prostitutes' quarters in Los Angeles. The book includes essays on six exemplary projects that have advanced the integration of women's history into historic preservation and closes with three perspectives on preservation policy and practice. National in scope but applicable in any locality, Restoring Women's History through Historic Preservation combines the most important recently published information with the best new research and covers many national, state, and local initiatives of the past decade. It collects in one volume the seminal work of twenty academic historians, preservationists, and professionals at parks and monuments throughout the country who examine practical ways to represent women's history through historic preservation programs. Over the past several decades, work in the areas of women's history and historic preservation has done much to change not only how we regard history but also how we might broaden the very notion of what we consider historical. This volume reflects a growing commitment to historic preservation and shows how practitioners in both fields can benefit from an exchange of insights and create more effective public history.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780801870521
ISBN-10: 0801870526
Format: Hardback
(229mm x 152mm x 30mm)
Pages: 464
Imprint: Johns Hopkins University Press
Publisher: Johns Hopkins University Press
Publish Date: 28-Jan-2003
Country of Publication: United States


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Author Biography - Gail Lee Dubrow

Gail Lee Dubrow is professor of architecture, landscape architecture, urban design and planning and director of the Preservation Planning and Design Program at the University of Washington. Jennifer Goodman is executive director of the New Hampshire Preservation Alliance.

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