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The Lowell Experiment

Public History in a Postindustrial City

by Cathy Stanton

  • 28 Want to read
  • 26 Currently reading

Published by University of Massachusetts Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • American history,
  • Cultural studies,
  • Urban anthropology,
  • Lowell,
  • Historiography,
  • History,
  • Archaeology / Anthropology,
  • United States - State & Local - General,
  • History: American,
  • Massachusetts,
  • Anthropology - General,
  • Sociology - General,
  • Deindustrialization,
  • Urban renewal,
  • Sociology - Urban

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages299
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8605435M
    ISBN 101558495479
    ISBN 109781558495470

    Soft cover. Condition: Good/fair. Reprint. Book in good to fair condition, it has a good clean text so it is easy to read, with natural wear with age. The book contains poems from several of Robert Lowell's collections of poetry from to An American Poet who challenges the reader to be intelligent as himself. Seller Inventory # Included is a book of extracts from Thompson's Seasons kept by John Baker Sohier, ; Sarah Higginson Lowell's penmanship book, ca. ; an extract book containing quotations kept by Frances Augusta Amory, , and a notebook written in Italian; Rebecca Amory Lowell's essay book kept from containing topics on religion, literature.

      As I read The Lowell Experiment, I found myself wondering when does public history end and social change activism begin. I have understood that history is not just about “the facts” but about how those facts influenced later events or circumstances. As I read the book, I wondered if the author expects that public history’s.   By the s, the Lowell system was considered a failed experiment and the mills began using more and more immigrant and child labor. Textile manufacturing in New England started to decline in the s when new technological advances made it easier and cheaper to manufacture textiles in the south, where cotton was grown locally, heating costs.

    My book The Lowell Experiment: Public History in a Postindustrial City explores the role of those who helped to reframe a New England textile city for the "new economy" of the late 20th century. My current research and writing asks about the potential for workers in these settings to engage productively with the realms of advocacy and.   Public History Review is a peer reviewed journal investigating the nature and forms of public history: how and to whom is the past communicated and how does the past operate in the present? The journal provides a forum for historians working across all areas of the culture to pursue issues and reflect on practice; comment on historical representations; or extend our knowledge of public history Author: Paul Ashton.


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The Lowell Experiment explores how history and The Lowell Experiment book have been used to remake Lowell and how historians have played a crucial yet ambiguous role in that process. The book focuses on Lowell National Historical Park, the flagship project of Lowell’s new cultural economy. When it was created inthe park broke new ground with its sweeping.

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The Lowell Experiment: Public History in a Postindustrial City (University of Massachusetts Press, ) is an ethnographic study of public historians at work in the former textile city of Lowell, Massachusetts, which has invested heavily in what is sometimes called “culture-led redevelopment” as a way to reinvent itself after deindustrialization.

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The Lowell Experiment book. Read 9 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. In the early nineteenth century, Lowell, Massachusetts, was wi /5. Lowell Industrial Experiment.

United States Synopsis. After a factory town grew up along the banks of the Merrimack River at Pawtucket Falls in Chelmsford, Massachusetts, which by had become the mill town of Lowell. The Lowell Experiment explores how history and culture have been used to remake Lowell and how historians have played a crucial yet ambiguous role in that process.

The book focuses on Lowell National Historical Park, the flagship project of Lowell's new cultural economy. When it was created inthe park broke new ground with its sweeping.

The Lowell Experiment explores how history and culture have been used to remake Lowell and how historians have played a crucial yet ambiguous role in that process.

The book focuses on Lowell National Historical Park, the flagship project of Lowell's new cultural economy. When it was created inthe park broke new ground with its sweeping Price: $ Get this from a library.

The Lowell experiment: public history in a postindustrial city. [Cathy Stanton] -- In the early nineteenth century, Lowell, Massachusetts, was widely studied and emulated as a model for capitalist industrial development. One of the first cities in the United States to experience. The Lowell Experiment explores how history and culture have been used to remake Lowell and how historians have played a crucial yet ambiguous role in that process.

The book focuses on Lowell National Historical Park, the flagship project of Lowell’s new cultural economy. When it was created inthe park broke new ground with its sweeping.

The Lowell Experiment explores how history and culture have been used to remake Lowell and how historians have played a crucial yet ambiguous role in that process.

The book focuses on Lowell National Historical Park, the flagship project of Lowell's new cultural economy. Lowell is a city of bricks and each one laid by a human hand. These building artisans were Fathers, Sons, Wives, and Daughters who walked our streets and lived their lives in our city.

Each one with an amazing story of sacrifice, courage, and pride. The Lowell Mill Girls were female workers in early 19th century America, young women employed in an innovative system of labor in textile mills centered in Lowell, Massachusetts.

The employment of women in a factory was novel to the point of being revolutionary. The Lowell Experiment by Cathy Stanton,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(84). The history of Lowell, Massachusetts, is closely tied to its location along the Pawtucket Falls of the Merrimack River, from being an important fishing ground for the Pennacook tribe to providing water power for the factories that formed the basis of the city's economy for a century.

The city of Lowell was started in the s as a money-making venture and social project referred to as "The. Cathy Stanton won the National Council for Public History's book prize for The Lowell Experiment, an empirically grounded study of public historians at work in a former Massachusetts textile mill author situates the founding of Lowell National Historical Park () in the context of the rise of public history and the emergence of the industrial heritage site out of the ruins of.

the Charles River. Lowell died that year, but the investors recognized the potential of his vision and forged ahead with his ideas and plans. They set out to find a power source around which to build a large-scale manufacturing center. Tsongas Industrial History Center 1 Lowell: The Experiment on the Merrimack The River.

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These turbines were part of his grand experiment. Inhe published “Lowell Hydraulic Experiments,” a book on the subject. It went through numerous reprints, and the result of his work, the Francis turbine, remains the most widely used hydro turbine today.

There is much to recommend in this book. Those with interests in ethnography, heritage and history, the importance of people over forces (or as a force), labor and capital, community design, as well the work of public historians, will enjoy reading Stanton's thoughtful.

The Lowell mills were 19th-century textile mills that operated in the city of Lowell, Massachusetts, which was named after Francis Cabot Lowell; he introduced a new manufacturing system called the "Lowell system", also known as the " Waltham-Lowell system ". 1 Philosophical context.

2 The Lowell System. Lowell mill girls. Philosophical context. The Lowell Experiment is not for everyone, and those outside the discipline of history or the practices of museology, preservation, and cultural resource management might find its level of detail daunting.

However, Stanton has produced a study of the highest quality, one that should be read by both aspiring and practicing public : Joseph Heathcott.Romance novelist Cathy Stanton, also wrote under the pseudonym Cathryn Clare.

Cathy Stanton is the author of The Lowell Experiment ( avg rating, 84 /5.