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Museums and the Past : Constructing Historical Consciousness (Reprint) (Paperback)

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Museums and the Past explores the central role of museums as memory keepers and makers. Using case studies from a Canadian context, the contributors to this collection reflect on the challenges in maintaining and developing museums as meaningful places of memory and learning. Discussions of museum practice and historical consciousness ? how our understanding of the past shapes our sense of the future ? consider the modern museum?s narratives and pedagogical responsibilities and how museums continue to inform our sense of history.

Edition: Reprint
Number of Pages: 299
Genre: Art, History
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Univ of British Columbia Pr
Language: English
Street Date: March 2, 2017
TCIN: 52417901
UPC: 9780774830621
Item Number (DPCI): 248-45-4200
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