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  • Heritage

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    In this section there is information and articles on heritage concerning: the professional sector; local conservation and access; the built environment and national moods and policies. Features here will be added to over time and will include information and advice on accessing the heritage sector, careers and volunteer activities. Click...

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  • Public History Courses

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    Undergraduate University of Hertfordshire Public History is a minor option at the University of Hertfordshire. It can be combined with other humanities subjects in the following courses: BA (Hons) English Language & Communication with Public History BA (Hons) English Literature with Public History BA (Hons) History with Public History BA...

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  • The use of personal heritage in education

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    In this podcast Dr Nick Barratt discusses the use of personal heritage in education.

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  • Heritage, Museum and Gallery Education

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    Heritage, Museum and Gallery Education reading list provided by Newcastle University  Essential Reading Anderson, David, A common wealth : museums and learning in the United KingdomDepartment of National Heritage, 1997 Cracknell, S. & Corbishley, M., Presenting Archaeology to Young PeopleCouncil for British Archaeology, 1986.   Henson, Donald, Archaeology in the English national...

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  • Council for British Archaeology Back Catalogue

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    CBA Research Report Series ISSN 0589-9036 1 1955 Romano-British villas: some current problemsQuarto, 26pp, figures, no ISBN out of printonline 2 1955 The recording of architecture and its publicationCBA Medieval Research CommitteeQuarto, 3pp no ISBN out of printonline 3 1955 The investigation of smaller domestic buildingsCBA Post-Medieval Research CommitteeQuarto, 4pp,...

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  • Research Methods in Heritage, Museums & Galleries

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    Reading List for those interested in research methods in heritage, museums and galleries from Newcastle University... Essential Reading Dicks, Bella, From Mine to Museum: The Evolution of Heritage in the Rhondda in Heritage, place, and community by Dicks, Bella University of Wales Press, 2000  Dicks, Bella, Heritage and Local Memory in...

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  • Heritage Management & Education

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    1. Liverpool Hope University Museum and Heritage Studies (MA, PG Cert, PG Dip) This newly-developed programme has been designed in close partnership with one of the world's great museum organisations. National Museums Liverpool (NML) attracts 3.3 million visitors a year. Its collections are among the most varied in Europe and contain everything from...

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  • Volunteering in Heritage

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    How to: get a volunteering placement in heritage Rachel Clark, Volunteering Adviser, National Trust  has written a useful mini guide to getting a volunteering placement which can be found here... Volunteering with Heritage Organisations There are many different organisations across the UK dedicated to preserving our cultural heritage. If you want to...

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  • Archaeology

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    The Council for British Archaeology have produced a guide to getting involved in archaeology. Across the UK there are regional community groups undertaking practical field work; there are colleges and universities offering part-time courses – all of whom are keen to hear from you. It doesn't matter where you live...

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  • The National Trust

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    The National Trust was founded in 1895 by three Victorian philanthropists - Miss Octavia Hill, Sir Robert Hunter and Canon Hardwicke Rawnsley. Concerned about the impact of uncontrolled development and industrialisation, they set up the Trust to act as a guardian for the nation in the acquisition and protection of threatened...

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  • Heritage and History

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    Moves to protect and record the historic environment began at the turn of the 20th century with the establishment of the National Trust in 1895, the Victoria County History in 1899, and the Royal Commission on Historical Monuments for England in 1908. The VCH took the antiquarians’ task onto a...

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