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National museums : new studies from around the world / edited by Simon J. Knell ... [et al.].

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Language:
English.
Publication date:
2011
Imprint:
London ; New York : Routledge, 2011.
Format:
  • Book
  • xx, 484 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 24 cm.
Bibliography:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents:
  • National museums and the national imagination / Simon Knell
  • Explaining national museums : exploring comparative approaches to the study of national museums / Peter Aronsson
  • Myths of nationality / Donald Preziosi
  • Loading guns with patriotic love : Artur Hazelius' attempts at Skansen to remake Swedish society / Mattias Backström
  • Narrative and imagination : remaking national history at the Musée des monuments français, Paris / Jennifer Carter
  • National art museum practice as political cartography in nineteenth-century Britain / Christopher Whitehead
  • Placing Britain in the British Museum : encompassing the other / Chris Wingfield
  • Producing an art history of the nation : the origins of the Finnish National Gallery / Susanna Pettersson
  • Reimagining the nation in museums : Poland's old and new national museums / Karoline Kaluza
  • National art museums and the 'modernization' of Turkey / Ayse H. Köksal
  • Political change and the national museum in Taiwan / Chi-Jung Chu
  • The British Museum in print : from national to universal museum / Sarah A. Hughes
  • The nation disrobed : nudity, leisure and class at the Prado / Eugenia Afinoguenova
  • Taking part : performance, participation and national art museums / Stuart Burch
  • Representing Wales at the Museum of Welsh Life / Rhiannon Mason.
  • Same exhibitions, different labels? : Romanian national museums and the fall of communism / Simina Bădică-- Re-thinking Korean cultural identities at the National Museum of Korea / Sunghee Choi
  • The aesthetics and narratives of national museums in China / Marzia Varutti
  • The Dutch National Historical Museum : a national museum for the twenty-first century / Gwenny Van Hasselt
  • Who authors the nation? : the debate surrounding the building of the new Estonian National Museum / Pille Runnel, Taavi Tatsi and Pille Pruulmann-Vangerfeldt
  • Recounting history : constructing a national narrative in the Hong Kong Museum of History / Emily Stokes-Rees
  • Kaesong Koryo Museum : the place of one Korean nation? / Ruth Scheidhauer
  • The national museum as palimpsest : postcolonial politics and the National Museum of Korea / Jung Joon Lee
  • Exhibiting China in London / Amy Jane Barnes
  • Exhibiting the Congo in Stockholm / Lotten Gustafsson Reinius
  • After the fall of the Berlin Wall : nationalism and multiculturalism at Bulgarian National Ethnographic museum / Radostina Sharenkova
  • The IJzertoren Memorial Museum : a Flemish national museum? / Karen D. Shelby
  • Postcolonialism, ethnicity and the National Museum of Ireland / Alan Kirwan
  • Facing up to diversity : conversations at the National Museum of Colombia / Cristina Lleras.
Contributor:
Knell, Simon J.
Subjects:
ISBN:
9780415547741
0415547741
9780415547734
0415547733

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