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The Resource Challenging history in the museum : international perspectives, edited by Jenny Kidd, Sam Cairns, Alex Drago, Amy Ryall and Miranda Stearn

Challenging history in the museum : international perspectives, edited by Jenny Kidd, Sam Cairns, Alex Drago, Amy Ryall and Miranda Stearn

Label
Challenging history in the museum : international perspectives
Title
Challenging history in the museum
Title remainder
international perspectives
Statement of responsibility
edited by Jenny Kidd, Sam Cairns, Alex Drago, Amy Ryall and Miranda Stearn
Creator
Contributor
Editor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
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
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Kidd, Jenny
Dewey number
907.5
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
D2.5
LC item number
.K53 2014eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Kidd, Jenny
  • Cairns, Sam
  • Drago, Alex
  • Ryall, Amy
  • Stearn, Miranda
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Historical museums
  • Historical museums
  • Collective memory
Label
Challenging history in the museum : international perspectives, edited by Jenny Kidd, Sam Cairns, Alex Drago, Amy Ryall and Miranda Stearn
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
List of figures -- List of contributors -- Introduction : challenging history in the museum / Jenny Kidd -- Part 1: the emotional museum / Alex Drago -- The emotional museum : the case of National Museums Liverpool / David Fleming -- Telling hard truths and the process of decolonising indigenous representations in Canadian museums / Bryony Onciul -- Ripples in the pebble pool : dark narrative as maxim, metaphor and memorial / Alix Powers-Jones -- Making them laugh, making them cry : theatre's role in challenging history / Judith Bryan -- The Stiftelsen Arkivet experience : a Second World War Gestapo regional headquarters in Norway / Bjørn Tore Rosendahl and Ingvild Ruhaven -- Part 2: challenging collaborations / Amy Ryall -- Challenging ourselves : uncomfortable histories and current museum practices / Bernadette Lynch -- Contemporary challenges : artist interventions in museums and galleries dealing with challenging histories / Miranda Stearn -- Coffee and cigarettes : on trust-building processes between the Norwegian government and the Romani traveller community / Åshild Andrea Brekke -- Fieldnotes from a challenging history / David Gunn and Victoria Ward -- Part 3: ethics, ownership and identity / Miranda Stearn -- Vicissitudes of representation : remembering and forgetting / Juliet Steyn -- Realms of memory and the recovery of the historical memory of the Spanish Civil War and Franco's dictatorship (1936-2012) / Mikel Errazkin Agirrezabala and Rosa Martínez Rodríguez -- Unseen women, stories from Armagh Gaol : exhibiting contrasting memories of a contested space / Jolene Mairs Dyer -- Borders of belonging : the UK Border Agency Museum as a nation-building site / Claire Sutherland -- Perspectives on the Far East : understanding war through veterans' eyes / Amy Ryall -- Part 4: 'teaching' challenging history / Samantha Cairns -- Controversies around the teaching of Brazilian "black history" / Verena Alberti -- "To kill a king" : interpreting the execution of a monarch / Amanda Shamoon -- Frames of meaning : young people, historical consciousness and challenging history at museums and historic sites / Ceri Jones -- Challenging histories, challenging memorialisation : the Holocaust / Judith Vandervelde -- Index
Control code
000055939122
Dimensions
24 cm.
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
xiv, 247 pages
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Not for interlibrary loan
Isbn
9781409467243
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)865508188
Label
Challenging history in the museum : international perspectives, edited by Jenny Kidd, Sam Cairns, Alex Drago, Amy Ryall and Miranda Stearn
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
List of figures -- List of contributors -- Introduction : challenging history in the museum / Jenny Kidd -- Part 1: the emotional museum / Alex Drago -- The emotional museum : the case of National Museums Liverpool / David Fleming -- Telling hard truths and the process of decolonising indigenous representations in Canadian museums / Bryony Onciul -- Ripples in the pebble pool : dark narrative as maxim, metaphor and memorial / Alix Powers-Jones -- Making them laugh, making them cry : theatre's role in challenging history / Judith Bryan -- The Stiftelsen Arkivet experience : a Second World War Gestapo regional headquarters in Norway / Bjørn Tore Rosendahl and Ingvild Ruhaven -- Part 2: challenging collaborations / Amy Ryall -- Challenging ourselves : uncomfortable histories and current museum practices / Bernadette Lynch -- Contemporary challenges : artist interventions in museums and galleries dealing with challenging histories / Miranda Stearn -- Coffee and cigarettes : on trust-building processes between the Norwegian government and the Romani traveller community / Åshild Andrea Brekke -- Fieldnotes from a challenging history / David Gunn and Victoria Ward -- Part 3: ethics, ownership and identity / Miranda Stearn -- Vicissitudes of representation : remembering and forgetting / Juliet Steyn -- Realms of memory and the recovery of the historical memory of the Spanish Civil War and Franco's dictatorship (1936-2012) / Mikel Errazkin Agirrezabala and Rosa Martínez Rodríguez -- Unseen women, stories from Armagh Gaol : exhibiting contrasting memories of a contested space / Jolene Mairs Dyer -- Borders of belonging : the UK Border Agency Museum as a nation-building site / Claire Sutherland -- Perspectives on the Far East : understanding war through veterans' eyes / Amy Ryall -- Part 4: 'teaching' challenging history / Samantha Cairns -- Controversies around the teaching of Brazilian "black history" / Verena Alberti -- "To kill a king" : interpreting the execution of a monarch / Amanda Shamoon -- Frames of meaning : young people, historical consciousness and challenging history at museums and historic sites / Ceri Jones -- Challenging histories, challenging memorialisation : the Holocaust / Judith Vandervelde -- Index
Control code
000055939122
Dimensions
24 cm.
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
xiv, 247 pages
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Not for interlibrary loan
Isbn
9781409467243
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)865508188

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