Challenging History in the Museum : International Perspectives

Jenny. Kidd
Nettressurs Engelsk 2014 · Electronic books.

Annen tittel
Farnham : : Ashgate Publishing Ltd, , 2014.
1 online resource (262 p.)
Description based upon print version of record. . - Cover; Contents; List of Figures; List of Contributors; Introduction: Challenging History in the Museum; Part 1: The Emotional Museum; 1 The Emotional Museum: The Case of National Museums Liverpool; 2 Telling Hard Truths and the Process of Decolonising Indigenous Representations in Canadian Museums; 3 Ripples in the Pebble Pool: Dark Narrative as Maxim, Metaphor and Memorial; 4 Making Them Laugh, Making Them Cry: Theatre's Role in Challenging History; 5 The Stiftelsen Arkivet Experience: A Second World War Gestapo Regional Headquarters in Norway; Part 2: Challenging Collaborations . - 15 Controversies around the Teaching of Brazilian 'Black History'16 'To Kill a King?' Interpreting the Execution of a Monarch; 17 Frames of Meaning; 18 Challenging Histories - Challenging Memorialisation: The Holocaust; Index . - 6 Challenging Ourselves: Uncomfortable Histories and Current Museum Practices7 Contemporary Challenges; 8 Coffee and Cigarettes; 9 Fieldnotes from a Challenging History; Part 3: Ethics, Ownership and Identity; 10 Vicissitudes of Representation: Remembering and Forgetting; 11 Realms of Memory; 12 'Unseen Women: Stories from Armagh Gaol': Exhibiting Contrasting Memories of a Contested Space; 13 Borders of Belonging: The UK Border Agency Museum as a Nation-Building Site; 14 Perspectives on the Far East: Understanding War through Veterans' Eyes; Part 4: 'Teaching' Challenging History . - Challenging History in the Museum explores work with difficult, contested and sensitive heritages in a range of museum contexts. It is based on the Challenging History project, which brings together a wide range of heritage professionals, practitioners and academics to explore heritage and museum learning programmes in relation to difficult and controversial subjects. The book draws on work from countries around the world including Brazil, Cambodia, Canada, England, Germany, Japan, Northern Ireland, Norway, Scotland, South Africa, Spain and USA and crosses a number of disciplines: Museum and H
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