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Author Kaiser, Wolfram,
Title Europa ausstellen. English
Exhibiting Europe in museums : transnational networks, collections, narratives, and representations / Wolfram Kaiser, Stefan Krankenhagen & Kerstin Poehls ; translated from German.
Imprint New York : Berghahn Books, 2014.

Author Kaiser, Wolfram,
Series Museums and Collections
Museums and collections.
Subject Museum cooperation -- Europe.
Museums and community -- Europe.
Culture and globalization -- Europe.
Europe -- Cultural policy.
Museum exhibits -- Europe.
Museum techniques -- Europe.
Alt Name Krankenhagen, Stefan,
Poehls, Kerstin,
Description 1 online resource (254 pages)
Note Print version record.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Acknowledgements; Abbreviations; Introduction -- Exhibiting Europe? Europeanisation as Cultural Practice; Chapter 1 -- Musealising Europe: Compensation, Negotiation and the Conquest of the Future; Chapter 2 -- Governing Europe: State Institutions and European Cultural and Museum Policy; Chapter 3 -- Networking Europe: Societal Actors in the Europeanisation of the Museum Field; Chapter 4 -- Collecting Europe: Strategies and Challenges in Transnational Collection Practice; Figures; Chapter 5 -- Narrating Europe: The Story and Stories of European Integration.
Chapter 6 -- Crossing Europe: Migration and Mobility in Museal SpacesConclusion -- Exhibiting Europe: The Practice of Europeanisation in Museums; Appendix I: Interviews; Appendix 2: Museums and Exhibitions; Notes; Bibliography; Index.
Summary Museums of history and contemporary culture face many challenges in the modern age. One is how to react to processes of Europeanization and globalization, which require more cross-border cooperation and different ways of telling stories for visitors. This book investigates how museums exhibit Europe. Based on research in nearly 100 museums across the Continent and interviews with cultural policy makers and museum curators, it studies the growing transnational activities of state institutions, societal organizations, and people in the museum field such as attempts to Europeanize collection p.
ISBN 9781782382911 (electronic bk.)
1782382917 (electronic bk.)
9781782382904 (hardback ; alk. paper)
1782382909 (hardback ; alk. paper)
OCLC # 875095620
Additional Format Print version: Kaiser, Wolfram. Exhibiting Europe In Museums. New York, NY : Berghahn Books, 2014 9781782382911

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