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Title Desegregating the Past [electronic resource] : The Public Life of Memory in the United States and South Africa.
Author Autry, Robyn K.
Publication New York : Columbia University Press, 2017.
Description 1 online resource (269 pages)
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Call # eBOOK
Note Description based upon print version of record.
Contents Table of Contents ; Acknowledgments; List of Museums Visited ; List of Abbreviations; Introduction: Desegregating the Past; 1. Memory Entrepreneurs: History in the Making; 2. The Curated Past: Remembering the Collective ; 3. Managing Collective Representations; 4. Memory Deviants: Breaking the Collective ; Conclusion: Museumification of Memory ; Notes ; Selected Bibliography; Index
Summary At the Apartheid Museum in Johannesburg, South Africa, visitors confront the past upon arrival. They must decide whether to enter the museum through a door marked #x93;whites" or another marked #x93;non-whites." Inside, along with text, they encounter hanging nooses and other reminders of apartheid-era atrocities. In the United States, museum exhibitions about racial violence and segregation are mostly confined to black history museums, with national history museums sidelining such difficult material. Even the Smithsonian's National Museum of African American History and Culture is dedicated not to vi.
Subject African Americans -- Historiography.
Blacks -- South Africa -- Historiography.
Racism -- United States -- Historiography.
Racism -- South Africa -- Historiography.
Historical museums -- United States.
Historical museums -- South Africa.
Memory -- Social aspects -- United States.
Memory -- Social aspects -- South Africa.
United States -- Race relations -- Historiography.
South Africa -- Race relations -- Historiography.
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Sociology / General.
Genre Electronic books.
Addl. Author OverDrive, Inc.
Related To Print version: Autry, Robin Desegregating the Past : The Public Life of Memory in the United States and South Africa New York : Columbia University Press,c2017 9780231177580
ISBN 9780231542517 (electronic bk.)
0231542518 (electronic bk.)

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