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Exhibiting Patriotism

Author : Teresa Bergman
ISBN : 9781315428710
Genre : Social Science
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American nationalism, patriotism and citizenship are proudly on display at historical sites across America—but they are also contested and reshaped by visitors and their engagement with those places. In Exhibiting Patriotism, Bergman analyzes exhibits, interpretive materials, and orientation films at major US sites, from Mt. Rushmore and to the USS Arizona Memorial, where controversy has erupted over the stories they tell about the past. She shows how historic narratives are the result of dynamic relationships between institutions and the public, and how these relationships are changing in an era when museums are becoming more visitor-centered, seeing visitors as partners in historical interpretation. Drawing on film theory, memory studies, visual communication, and visitor studies, Bergman offers an important analysis for scholars and professionals in American studies, museum studies, public history, and communication and media studies.

Interpreting Lgbt History At Museums And Historic Sites

Author : Susan Ferentinos, Ph.D
ISBN : 9780759123748
Genre : Business & Economics
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LGBT individuals and families are increasingly visible in popular culture and local communities; their struggles for equality appear regularly in news media. Interpreting LGBT History at Museums and Historic Sites provides a straightforward, accessible guidebook for museum and history professionals as they embark on such worthy efforts.

Us Public Memory Rhetoric And The National Mall

Author : Roger C. Aden
ISBN : 9781498563215
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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This book explores how prominent sites across the National Mall remember US history, both individually and in concert with other sites throughout the Mall. Collectively, these sites reveal how the nation remembers itself and convey key elements of its collective nature.

The Commemoration Of Women In The United States

Author : Teresa Bergman
ISBN : 9781351339575
Genre : Social Science
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The Commemoration of Women in the United States examines the public memorialization of women in the US over the past century, with a particular focus on the late twentieth century and early twenty first. The analysis centers on six case examples of memorialization, and explores broad themes of cultural representation. Bergman argues that the construction, or relocation, of a series of prominent national memorials together form a significant moment of change in the ways in which women are commemorated in the US. The historic and present-day challenges facing such commemoration are examined, with reference to broader political debates. The case examples explored are the Women in the Military Service for America Memorial; the Women’s Rights National Historic Park; the Vietnam Veterans Women’s Memorial; the Rosie the Riveter WWII Home Front National Historical Park; the Eleanor Roosevelt Statue in the Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial; and the Portrait Monument of Susan B. Anthony, Lucretia Mott, and Elizabeth Cady Stanton. Providing insightful and grounded analysis of the history and practice of the commemoration of women in the US, this book makes useful reading for a range of scholars and students in subjects including heritage studies, communication studies, and history.

Journal Of Anthropological Research

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ISBN : UCSD:31822041737784
Genre : Anthropology
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A Companion To Latin American History

Author : Thomas H. Holloway
ISBN : UCSC:32106019348850
Genre : History
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Provides an overview of the history of Latin America in all its diversity. Comprising 30 chapters by leading world experts, this book presents a single source of information for scholars and students interested in Latin America's past and the ideal starting point for further study.

Museen Verbinden

Author : Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum
ISBN : STANFORD:36105113097047
Genre : Art
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Appleton S Annual Cyclopaedia And Register Of Important Events

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ISBN : UCAL:B2957309
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The Congressional Globe

Author : United States. Congress
ISBN : UCBK:C040230389
Genre : Law
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Editor Publisher

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ISBN : WISC:89107387201
Genre : Journalism
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