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Contested Histories in Public Space Memory, Race, and Nation

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ISBN-10: 0822342367

ISBN-13: 9780822342366

Edition: 2009

Authors: Daniel Walkowitz, Lisa Maya Knauer, Daniel J. Walkowitz, Daniel J. Walkowitz

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Contested Histories in Public Spacebrings multiple perspectives to bear on historical narratives presented to the public in museums, monuments, texts, and festivals around the world, from Paris to Kathmandu, from the Mexican state of Oaxaca to the waterfront of Wellington, New Zealand. Paying particular attention to how race and empire are implicated in the creation and display of national narratives, historians, anthropologists, and other scholars delve into representations of contested histories in sites including a British Library exhibition on the East India Company, a Rio de Janeiro shantytown known as "the cradle of samba," the Ellis Island immigration museum, and high-school history…    
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List price: $16.99
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: Duke University Press
Publication date: 1/16/2009
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 376
Size: 6.50" wide x 9.25" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 1.430
Language: English

About the Series
Introduction Memory, Race, and the Nation in Public Spaces Lisa Maya Knauer and Daniel J. Walkowitz
First Things First
Two Peoples, One Museum: Biculturalism and Visitor "Experience" at Te Papa-"Our Place," New Zealand's New National Museum
Contesting Time, Place, and Nation in the First Peoples' Hall of the Canadian Museum of Civilization
"Unfinished Business": Public History in a Postcolonial Nation
Colonial Legacies And Winners' Tales
Exhibiting Asia in Britain: Commerce, Consumption, and Globalization
The Alamo: Myth, Public History, and the Politics of Inclusion
Ellis Island Redux: The Imperial Turn and the Race of Ethnicity
State Stories
A Cultural Conundrum? Old Monuments and New Regimes: The Voortrekker Monument as Symbol of Afrikaner Power in a Postapartheid South Africa
Narratives of Power, the Power of Narratives: The Failing Foundational Narrative of the Ecuadorian Nation
Affective Distinctions: Race and Place in Oaxaca
Under-Stated Stories
Marking Remembrance: Nation and Ecology in Two Riverbank Monuments in Kathmandu
Saving Rio's "Cradle of Samba": Outlaw Uprisings, Racial Tourism, and the Progressive State in Brazil
Afrocuban Religion, Museums, and the Cuban Nation
Haunting Delgr�s