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Curating America : journeys through storyscapes of the American past / by Richard Rabinowitz ; with illustrations by Richard T. Hoyen.

Author/creator Rabinowitz, Richard
Format Book and Print
Publication Info Chapel Hill : The University of North Carolina Press, [2016]
Descriptionpages cm
Contents Becoming a public historian. Discovering a calling ; No ideas but in things ; Twentieth-century minds dissecting nineteenth-century problems ; Other hands, other minds ; The elements of interpretation -- Finding ourselves : interpreting place. History, dislocated ; Envisioning place on gallery walls ; Museum visitors on center stage ; Museums without walls ; Visitors reinsert human presence into the landscape ; Storyscapes everywhere -- Beholding : interpreting stuff. The object of the object ; The object as evidence and experience ; The invention of the cluster -- Belonging : interpreting identity and community. The body politic in the museum ; History turns critical ; Taking the new social history public ; The community as curator ; Can the history museum fix it? -- Postscript -- A reader's reflections.
Bibliography noteIncludes bibliographical references and index.
LCCN 2016009980
ISBN9781469629506 (cloth ; alk. paper)
ISBN146962950X (cloth ; alk. paper)

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