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Building identity: the making of national museums and identity politics

Building identity: the making of national museums and identity politics
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ISBN 9860345376 (pbk.)
9789860345377 (pbk.)
Title Building identity : the making of national museums and identity politics
Publisher [Taipei] : National Museum of History, 2012
Physical desc. 225 p. ; ill. ; 25 cm.
Series NMH museum studies 2
Note Papers from Museum 2011, an international conference entitled Building identity: national museums and identity politics, held in 2011 at the National Museum of History, Taipei.
Bibliography etc. Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Contesting the power of single narratives: lessons from the National Museum of Colombia / Cristina Lleras -- To help people determine their place in the world / Iain Watson -- Museum and national identity: representation of nation in national museums / Chulani Rambukwella -- National History Museum and national identity: new perspectives of remaking and evolution / Elena Plosnita -- Separate spaces, separate voices: constructions of native and national identity within the National Museum of the American Indian, Smithsonian / Elizabeth Welden-Smith -- Renegotiating Irish identity: the Chester Beatty Library and Ireland / Jennifer Siung -- 'The GDR belongs in the museum': East Germany's national historical museum and the negotiation of shifting identities / Mary-Elizabeth Andrews -- A museum of the Italian language: a nationalistic enterprise? / Nadia Cannata, Maia Wellington Gahtan -- Valletta: space, place and the identity of a city and its people / Samantha Fabry -- From a history to a national museum: building an identity for the contemporary past and the advancing future at the National Museum of Singapore / Vicky Wong -- The roles of Korean national museums facing multicultural times: the importance of audienc research / Ryan Francis Reyes, Louise Anne Marcelino -- Museumisation and communitarianism in post-martial law Taiwan: echoing urban experience across the cultural centres / Francis Chia-hui Lin -- The history and identity of Taiwan's museums: a brief review / Yui-tan Chang -- From King's Library to Enlightenment Gallery: how a room transformed the British Museum / Rachel Souhami -- Culture as catalyst: architecture as alchemy / Lee H. Skolnick.
Subject Museum techniques
National museums
Added name(s) Chang, Yui-tan ed.
MacLeod, Suzanne ed.
Added name(s) - Corporate Guo li li shi bo wu guan (China)
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