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Memorial Museums The Global Rush to Commemorate Atrocities by Paul Williams

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Published by Berg Publishers .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Architectural structure & design,
  • Museums & Museology,
  • Social & cultural anthropology,
  • Political Science,
  • Politics / Current Events,
  • Politics/International Relations,
  • Art & Politics,
  • General,
  • Study & Teaching,
  • Political Science / General,
  • Atrocities,
  • Historical museums,
  • Museums,
  • Terrorism

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages224
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL11911612M
ISBN 101845204883
ISBN 109781845204884

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The 9/11 Memorial & Museum is the country’s principal institution concerned with exploring 9/11, documenting its impact, and examining its continuing significance. Honoring those who were killed in the and attacks is at the heart of our mission. Located at the World Trade Center in New York City, the 9/11 Memorial Museum tells the. Book Description. Museums and Sites of Persuasion examines the concept of museums and memory sites as locations that attempt to promote human rights, democracy and peace. Demonstrating that such sites have the potential to act as powerful spaces of persuasion or contestation, the book also shows that there are perils in the selective memory and history that they present.   Adapting Tony Bennett’s ( 24) discussion of the techniques of power at play within public museums, I argue that understanding the activist potential for memorial museums is best pursued by disaggregating and analyzing three tensions inherent in the form: how a specific institution is constructed as a social space in relation to political Author: Bridget Conley. Directors of the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum and the National September 11 Memorial and Museum discuss the creation, location, and design of these living memorials.

Get this from a library! Memorial museums: the global rush to commemorate atrocities. [Paul Harvey Williams] -- "The past 25 years has seen an extraordinary boom in a new kind of cultural complex: the memorial museum. These seek to research, represent, commemorate and teach on the subject of dreadful, violent. These 10 memorial museums and remembrance halls demonstrate that cultural awareness, public education and honoring memory can, at least in part, aid the recovery process. From the infamous Auschwitz-Birkenau in Poland to the House of Slaves in Senegal, these are 10 of the most important memorial museums in the world. Will Rogers Memorial Museums, Claremore, OK. K likes. Dedicated by the citizens of Oklahoma to the memory of her favorite son, Will ers: K. Journey through touchscreens, galleries and theaters where a powerful story unfolds – one that’s as relevant today as ever. A diverse crowd from our community gathered for the launch of Better Conversations today. Teaching the story of the Oklahoma City bombing and how to engage your students in more civil conversations.