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Narratives of vulnerability in museums : American interpretations of the Great Depression / Meighen Katz.

Author/Creator:
Katz, Meighen, author.
Other Title:
American interpretations of the Great Depression
Publication:
Abingdon, Oxon ; New York, NY : Routledge, an imprint of the Taylor & Francis Group, 2020.
Series:
Routledge research in museum studies; 26.
Routledge research in museum studies ; 26
Format/Description:
Book
xii, 157 pages ; 25 cm.
Subjects:
Museums -- Political aspects -- United States.
Depressions -- 1929 -- United States -- Exhibitions.
United States -- Social conditions -- 1933-1945 -- Exhibitions.
United States -- Economic conditions -- 1933-1945 -- Exhibitions.
Federal aid to the arts -- United States -- Exhibitions.
New Deal, 1933-1939 -- Historiography.
Collective memory -- United States.
Group identity -- United States.
Collective memory.
Depressions.
Economic history.
Federal aid to the arts.
Group identity.
Historiography.
Museums -- Political aspects.
New Deal, 1933-1939.
Social conditions.
United States.
Form/Genre:
Exhibition catalogs.
Contents:
Introduction: The Great Depression, museums and narratives of vulnerability
Shaking off the dustbowl: strikes and the challenge of iconic history
Belonging: interpretations of home, homelessness and neighborhoods
The arts and the imagined audience: theatre, radio and the emotion of vulnerability
The big ball of string: concluding thoughts.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:
9781138604117
1138604119
9780429888441
9780429888427
9780429888434
OCLC:
1085964890
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