Journals Higher Education

$110.00

Hardcover

Published: 01 January 2018

272 Pages | 29 colour illustrations, 10 black and white illustrations

9.4 x 6.7 inches

ISBN: 9781526115454


Bookseller Code (06)

Disturbing Pasts

Memories, controversies and creativity

Edited by Leon Wainwright

Published by Manchester University Press

  • A fully illustrated colour anthology of original perspectives, exploring how artists and photographers are confronting difficult pasts A fully illustrated colour anthology of original perspectives, exploring how artists and photographers are confronting difficult pasts
  • Galvanises the current efforts of a range scholars DS from art history to anthropology, museology to cultural policy
  • Demonstrates how the arts, together with heritage organisations and academia, is transforming public memory, reaching out widely and accessibly
  • Examines with sensitivity, bravery and clarity the interrelationships between cultural creativity and historical remembrance in diverse global contexts
  • Includes diverse case studies, including South Africa, Germany, Namibia, the United Kingdom, Nigeria, the Netherlands, Poland, the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and Australia
  • Targeted at students and lecturers in art history, literature, history, anthropology, practitioners of fine art and photography and professionals in museums, curating and cultural policy studies
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