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The Resource Defining memory : local museums and the construction of history in America's changing communities, edited by Amy K. Levin

Defining memory : local museums and the construction of history in America's changing communities, edited by Amy K. Levin

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Defining memory : local museums and the construction of history in America's changing communities
Title
Defining memory
Title remainder
local museums and the construction of history in America's changing communities
Statement of responsibility
edited by Amy K. Levin
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
973.075
Index
index present
LC call number
E172
LC item number
.D44 2007
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1957-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Levin, Amy K.
Series statement
American Association for State and Local History book series
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Historical museums
  • Historic buildings
  • Historic sites
  • Museums
  • Museums
  • Public history
  • Memory
  • Community life
  • United States
Label
Defining memory : local museums and the construction of history in America's changing communities, edited by Amy K. Levin
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 265-268) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Why local museums matter / Amy K. Levin -- Local history, "Old things to look at," and a sculptor's vision : exploring local museums through curriculum theory / Elizabeth Vallance -- Public history, private memory : notes from the ethnography of Colonial Williamsburg, Virginia, U.S.A. / Eric Gable and Richard Handler -- The House of Seven Gables : a house museum's adaptation to changing societal expectations since 1910 / Tami Christopher -- Louisiana's Old State Capitol Museum : castle on the Mississippi / J. Daniel d'Oney -- The small town we never were : Old Cowtown Museum faces an urban past / Jay Price -- "The dream then and now" : democratic nostalgia and the living museum at Arthurdale, West Virginia / Stuart Patterson -- History lessons : selling the John Dillinger Museum / Heather R. Perry -- The politics of prehistory : conflict and resolution at Dickson Mounds Museum / Donna Langford -- "Such is our heritage" : Daughters of Utah Pioneers museums / Jessie L. Embry and Mauri Liljenquist Nelson -- "A repository for bottled monsters and medical curiousities" : the evolution of the Amry Medical Museum / Michael G. Rhode and James T.H. Connor -- Objects of dis/order : articulating curiosities and engaging people at the Freakatorium / Lucian Gomoll -- Cities, museums, and city museums / Eric Sandweiss -- Business as usual : can museums be bought? / Amy K. Levin -- Conclusion: Museums and the American imagination / Amy K. Levin
Control code
76925203
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
vii, 289 pages
Isbn
9780759110496
Isbn Type
(cloth : alk. paper)
Lccn
2006100277
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)76925203
Label
Defining memory : local museums and the construction of history in America's changing communities, edited by Amy K. Levin
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 265-268) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Why local museums matter / Amy K. Levin -- Local history, "Old things to look at," and a sculptor's vision : exploring local museums through curriculum theory / Elizabeth Vallance -- Public history, private memory : notes from the ethnography of Colonial Williamsburg, Virginia, U.S.A. / Eric Gable and Richard Handler -- The House of Seven Gables : a house museum's adaptation to changing societal expectations since 1910 / Tami Christopher -- Louisiana's Old State Capitol Museum : castle on the Mississippi / J. Daniel d'Oney -- The small town we never were : Old Cowtown Museum faces an urban past / Jay Price -- "The dream then and now" : democratic nostalgia and the living museum at Arthurdale, West Virginia / Stuart Patterson -- History lessons : selling the John Dillinger Museum / Heather R. Perry -- The politics of prehistory : conflict and resolution at Dickson Mounds Museum / Donna Langford -- "Such is our heritage" : Daughters of Utah Pioneers museums / Jessie L. Embry and Mauri Liljenquist Nelson -- "A repository for bottled monsters and medical curiousities" : the evolution of the Amry Medical Museum / Michael G. Rhode and James T.H. Connor -- Objects of dis/order : articulating curiosities and engaging people at the Freakatorium / Lucian Gomoll -- Cities, museums, and city museums / Eric Sandweiss -- Business as usual : can museums be bought? / Amy K. Levin -- Conclusion: Museums and the American imagination / Amy K. Levin
Control code
76925203
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
vii, 289 pages
Isbn
9780759110496
Isbn Type
(cloth : alk. paper)
Lccn
2006100277
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)76925203

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