Museums and memory /edited by Susan A. Crane.

Collection Type

  • Books and periodicals

GUSN

GUSN-249106

Description

x, 257 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.

Details

Descriptive Terms

Museums Philosophy.
Museums Historiography.
Museum exhibits Historiography.
Memory (Philosophy)
Culture Historiography.
History Philosophy.
Musea.
Collectief geheugen.
Theorie.

Originator

Crane, Susan A.

Contents

Introduction : Of museums and memory / Susan A. Crane -- Archi(ve)textures of museology / Wolfgang Ernst -- A museum and its memory : the art of recovering history / Michael Fehr -- Curious cabinets and imaginary museums / Susan A. Crane -- Geoffrey Sonnabend's "obliscence : theories of forgetting and the problem of matter" / an encapsulation courtesy of the Museum of Jurassic Technology -- History and anti-history : photography exhibitions and Japanese national identity / Julia Adeney Thomas -- Realizing memory, transforming history : Euro/American/Indians / Diana Drake Wilson -- Global culture, modern heritage : re-membering the Chinese imperial collections / Tamara Hamlish -- The modern muses : Renaissance collecting and the cult of remembrance / Paula Findlen -- The quarrel of the ancients and moderns in the German museums / Suzanne Marchand -- The museum's discourse on art : the formation of curatorial art history in turn-of-the-century Berlin / Alexis Joachimides.

Publication

Stanford, Calif. : Stanford University Press

Publisher Series

Cultural sitings
Cultural sitings.

Description

x, 257 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.

Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

ISBN

0804735646 (cloth : alk. paper)
9780804735643 (cloth : alk. paper)
0804735654 (pbk. : alk. paper)
9780804735650 (pbk. : alk. paper)

Call Number

Stacks AM7.M8815 2000