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By Daniel Walkowitz,Lisa Maya Knauer

ISBN-10: 0822342170

ISBN-13: 9780822342175

ISBN-10: 0822342367

ISBN-13: 9780822342366

Contested Histories in Public house brings a number of views to undergo on old narratives awarded to the general public in museums, monuments, texts, and fairs worldwide, from Paris to Kathmandu, from the Mexican nation of Oaxaca to the waterfront of Wellington, New Zealand. Paying specific recognition to how race and empire are implicated within the production and exhibit of nationwide narratives, the contributing historians, anthropologists, and different students delve into representations of contested histories at such “sites” as a British Library exhibition at the East India corporation, a Rio de Janeiro shantytown often called “the cradle of samba,” the Ellis Island immigration museum, and high-school historical past textbooks in Ecuador.

Several members learn how the reviews of indigenous teams and the imperial earlier are integrated into public histories in British Commonwealth countries: in Te Papa, New Zealand’s nationwide museum; within the First Peoples’ corridor on the Canadian Museum of Civilization; and, extra generally, in late-twentieth-century Australian tradition. nonetheless others specialize in the function of governments in mediating contested racialized histories: for instance, the post-apartheid historical past of South Africa’s Voortrekker Monument, initially designed as a tribute to the Voortrekkers who colonized the country’s inside. between a number of essays describing how nationwide narratives were challenged are items on a dispute over tips to signify Nepali historical past and identification, on representations of Afrocuban religions in modern Cuba, and at the set up within the French Pantheon in Paris of a plaque honoring Louis Delgrès, a pace-setter of Guadeloupean resistance to French colonialism.


Contributors. Paul Amar, Paul Ashton, O. Hugo Benavides, Laurent Dubois, Richard Flores, Durba Ghosh, Albert Grundlingh, Paula Hamilton, Lisa Maya Knauer, Charlotte Macdonald, Mark Salber Phillips, Ruth B. Phillips, Deborah Poole, Anne M. Rademacher, Daniel J. Walkowitz

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