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Careers for History Buffs and Others Who Learn from the Past, Second Edition,9780658021688

Careers for History Buffs and Others Who Learn from the Past, Second Edition

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Edition: 2nd
Format: Paperback
Pub. Date: 3/27/2002
Publisher(s): McGraw-Hill
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Summary

Careers for History Buffs & Others Who Learn from the Pastlets you explore the job market through the unique lens of your own interest. It reveals dozens of ways to pursue your passion for history and make a living--including the training and education needed to polish your hobby and interest into a satisfying career.

Table of Contents

A Word from the Author vii
Acknowledgments ix
Jobs for History Buffs
1(10)
Living History Museums: Making History Come Alive
11(18)
The National Park Service: Interpreting Our National Treasures
29(14)
History Museums: Displaying the Past
43(22)
Jobs for Structure Lovers: Preserving the Past
65(10)
Jobs in Historical Societies: Explaining the Past
75(10)
Jobs for Diggers: Uncovering the Past
85(18)
Writing and Photography: Documenting the Past
103(10)
The Self-Employed History Buff: Profiting from the Past
113(20)
Other Jobs for History Buffs
133(6)
Appendix A Professional Associations 139(9)
Appendix B Living History Museums 148(4)
Appendix C National Park Service Regional Offices 152(1)
Appendix D Further Reading 153(3)
About the Author 156

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