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The new history in an old museum

creating the past at Colonial Williamsburg

by Richard Handler

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Published by Duke University Press in Durham .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Colonial Williamsburg (Williamsburg, Va.),
  • Williamsburg (Va.)
    • Subjects:
    • Colonial Williamsburg Foundation -- History.,
    • Colonial Williamsburg Foundation -- Management.,
    • Colonial Williamsburg (Williamsburg, Va.),
    • Williamsburg (Va.) -- History.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [237]-257) and index.

      StatementRichard Handler and Eric Gable.
      ContributionsGable, Eric, 1955-
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF234.W7 H27 1997
      The Physical Object
      Paginationx, 260 p. :
      Number of Pages260
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL969924M
      ISBN 100822319780, 0822319748
      LC Control Number96006519

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