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The Resource Exhibiting patriotism : creating and contesting interpretations of American historic sites, Teresa Bergman

Exhibiting patriotism : creating and contesting interpretations of American historic sites, Teresa Bergman

Label
Exhibiting patriotism : creating and contesting interpretations of American historic sites
Title
Exhibiting patriotism
Title remainder
creating and contesting interpretations of American historic sites
Statement of responsibility
Teresa Bergman
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
  • In Exhibiting Patriotism, Bergman analyzes exhibits, interpretive materials, and orientation films at major U.S. sites. 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
  • "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 Exhibing 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."--Publisher's website
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Bergman, Teresa
Dewey number
973
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
E159
LC item number
.B45 2013
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • California State Railroad Museum
  • Historic sites
  • Visitors' centers
  • Historiography
  • USS Arizona Memorial (Hawaii)
  • Lincoln Memorial (Washington, D.C.)
  • Alamo (San Antonio, Tex.)
  • Mount Rushmore National Memorial (S.D.)
Label
Exhibiting patriotism : creating and contesting interpretations of American historic sites, Teresa Bergman
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references 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
Introduction : necessary tensions -- Submerged patriotism : evolving representation at the U.S.S. Arizona Memorial Visitor Center -- The Chinese get on board at the California State Railroad Museum -- The day the plaster fell : museological change comes to the Alamo -- Sex and gender in the Lincoln Memorial : the politics of interpreting Lincoln's legacy -- Patriotism carved in stone : Mt. Rushmore's evolution as national symbol -- Conclusion
Control code
794361907
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
253 pages
Isbn
9781598745979
Isbn Type
(pbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
2012032797
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)794361907
Label
Exhibiting patriotism : creating and contesting interpretations of American historic sites, Teresa Bergman
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references 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
Introduction : necessary tensions -- Submerged patriotism : evolving representation at the U.S.S. Arizona Memorial Visitor Center -- The Chinese get on board at the California State Railroad Museum -- The day the plaster fell : museological change comes to the Alamo -- Sex and gender in the Lincoln Memorial : the politics of interpreting Lincoln's legacy -- Patriotism carved in stone : Mt. Rushmore's evolution as national symbol -- Conclusion
Control code
794361907
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
253 pages
Isbn
9781598745979
Isbn Type
(pbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
2012032797
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)794361907

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