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(Re)visualizing national history : museums and national identities in Europe in the new millennium

Author: Robin Ostow
Publisher: Toronto : University of Toronto Press, ©2008.
Series: German and European studies.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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(Re)Visualizing National History is a unique and interdisciplinary volume that offers insights on the dilemmas of present-day European culture, manifestations of nationalism in Europe, and the debates surrounding museums as sites for the representation of politics and history.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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(Re)visualizing national history.
Toronto : University of Toronto Press, ©2008
(DLC) 2008274290
(OCoLC)76939563
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Robin Ostow
ISBN: 9781442687257 1442687258
OCLC Number: 635459136
Description: 1 online resource (x, 228 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Introduction. Museums and national identities in Europe in the twenty-first century / Robin Ostow --
pt. 1. The twenty-first century : new exhibits and new partnerships. Exhibition as film / Mieke Bal --
pt. 2. Reconfiguring national history : centralized and local strategies. The terror of the House / Istvaþn Reþv --
Putting contested history on display : the uses of the past in Northern Ireland / Elizabeth Crooke --
pt. 3. Restoring national history with international participation. Museums, multiculturalism, and the remaking of postwar Sarajevo / Edin Hajdarpas?icþ --
Building a Jewish museum in Germany in the twenty-first century / Bernhard Purin --
Remusealizing Jewish history in Warsaw : the privatization and externalization of nation building / Robin Ostow --
pt. 4. Displaying war, genocide, and the nation : from Ottawa to Berlin, 2005. Constructing the Canadian War Museum/constructing the landscape of a Canadian identity / Reesa Greenberg --
Peter Eisenman's design for Berlin's memorial for the murdered Jews of Europe : a juror's report in three parts / James E. Young.
Series Title: German and European studies.
Other Titles: Revisualizing national history
Responsibility: edited by Robin Ostow.
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'An important contribution to literature dealing with the missions and challenges facing contemporary museums in a postmodern world.' -- J.A. Day

 
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