Museums and Memory

ISBN-10: 0804735654
ISBN-13: 9780804735650
Edition: 2000
Authors: Susan A. Crane
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Description: This collection of essays considers museums from personal experience and historical study. The contributors discuss museums across disciplinary boundaries, and essays range widely over time and place, in exhibitions and institution type.

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Book details

List price: $25.95
Copyright year: 2000
Publisher: Stanford University Press
Publication date: 7/1/2000
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 272
Size: 6.00" wide x 8.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.836
Language: English

This collection of essays considers museums from personal experience and historical study. The contributors discuss museums across disciplinary boundaries, and essays range widely over time and place, in exhibitions and institution type.

List of Contributors
Introduction: Of Museums and Memory
Thinking Through the Museum
Archi(ve)textures of Museology
A Museum and Its Memory: The Art of Recovering History
Curious Cabinets and Imaginary Museums
Geoffrey Sonnabend's "Obliscence: Theories of Forgetting and the Problem of Matter"
Memories in the Museum
History and Anti-History: Photography Exhibitions and Japanese National Identity
Realizing Memory, Transforming History: Euro / American / Indians
Global Culture, Modern Heritage: Re-membering the Chinese Imperial Collections
Collectors and Institutions
The Modern Muses: Renaissance Collecting and the Cult of Remembrance
The Quarrel of the Ancients and Moderns in the German Museums
The Museum's Discourse on Art: The Formation of Curatorial Art History in Turn-of-the-Century Berlin
Notes
Index

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