Museums and Memory
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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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Copyright year: 2000
Publisher: Stanford University Press
Publication date: 7/1/2000
Size: 6.00" wide x 8.75" long x 0.75" tall
|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|