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Exhibiting Cultures

Exhibiting Cultures - 91 edition

ISBN13: 978-1560980216

Cover of Exhibiting Cultures 91 (ISBN 978-1560980216)
ISBN13: 978-1560980216
ISBN10: 1560980214
Cover type: Paperback
Edition: 91
Copyright: 1991
Publisher: Smithsonian Books
Published: 1991
International: No

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Exhibiting Cultures - 91 edition

ISBN13: 978-1560980216

Ivan Karp and Steven D. Eds. Lavine

ISBN13: 978-1560980216
ISBN10: 1560980214
Cover type: Paperback
Edition: 91
Copyright: 1991
Publisher: Smithsonian Books
Published: 1991
International: No
Summary

In this multi-book series, master storyteller Joy Hakim narrates the evolution of scientific thought from ancient times to the present. With lively, character-driven narrative, Hakim highlights the curiosity of the world's greatest scientists, and encourages a similar spirit of inquiry in readers. Forthcoming volumes include: Newton at the Center and Einstein Adds a New Dimension.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements
Introduction: Museums and Multiculturalism
STEVEN D. LAVINE
IVAN KARP


Part 1: Culture and Representation
IVAN KARP

Chapter 1: The Museum as a Way of Seeing SVETLANA ALPERS
Chapter 2: Exhibiting Intention: Some Preconditions of the Visual Display of Culturally Purposeful Objects

MICHAEL BAXANDALL

Chapter 3: Resonance and Wonder STEPHEN GREENBLATT
Chapter 4: The Poetics of Exhibition in Japanese Culture

MASAO YAMAGUCHI

Chapter 5: Another Past, Another Context:

Exhibiting Indian Art Abroad B.N. GOSWAMY


Part 2: Art Museums, National Identity, and the Status of Minority Cultures: The Case of Hispanic Art in the United States
STEVEN D. LAVINE

Chapter 6: Art Museums and the Ritual of Citizenship

CAROL DUNCAN

Chapter 7: The Poetics and Politics of Hispanic Art: A New Perspective

JANE LIVINGSTON JOHN BEARDSLEY

Chapter 8: Minorities and Fine-Arts Museums in the United States

PETER C. MARZIO

Chapter 9: The Chicano Movement/The Movement of Chicano Art TOMAS YBARRA-FRAUSTO

Part 3: Museum Practices
STEVEN D. LAVINE

Chapter 10: Locating Authenticity: Fragments of a Dialogue

SPENCER R. CREW JAMES E. SIMS

Chapter 11: Noodling Around with Exhibition Opportunities

ELAINE HEUMANN GURIAN

Chapter 12: Always True to the Object, in Our Fashion

SUSAN VOGEL

Chapter 13: The Poetic Image and Native American Art

PATRICK T. HOULIHAN

Chapter 14: Four Northwest Coast Museums: Travel Reflections

JAMES CLIFFORD

Chapter 15: Why Museums Make Me Sad JAMES A. BOON

Part 4: Festivals
IVAN KARP

Chapter 16: The Politics of Participation in Folk-life Festivals

RICHARD BAUMAN
PATRICIA SAWIN

Chapter 17: Cultural Conservation through Representation: Festival of India Folk-life Exhibitions at the Smithsonian Institution

RICHARD KURIN

Chapter 18: The World as Marketplace: Commodification of the Exotic at the World's Columbian Exposition, Chicago

CURTIS M. HINSLEY

Chapter 19: Festivals and Diplomacy

TED M. G. TANEN


Part 5: Other Cultures in Museum Perspective
IVAN KARP

Chapter 20: Objects of Ethnography BARBARA KIRSHENBLATT-GIMBLETT
Chapter 21: Refocusing or Reorientation? The Exhibit or the Populace: Zimbabwe on the Threshold

DAWSON MUNJERI

Chapter 22: How Misleading Does an
Ethnographical Museum Have to Be? KENNETH HUDSON

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