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Author Katz, Meighen, author.

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

Published London ; New York : Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, 2020.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  069.09730904 KATZ    AVAILABLE
Physical description xii, 157 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Series Routledge research in museum studies ; 26
Routledge research in museum studies ; 26.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction: The Great Depression, museums, and narratives of vulnerability -- Shaking off the Dust Bowl: 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.
Subject Museums -- Political aspects -- United States.
Depressions -- 1929 -- United States -- Exhibitions.
Federal aid to the arts -- United States -- Exhibitions.
New Deal, 1933-1939 -- Historiography.
Collective memory -- United States.
Group identity -- United States.
United States -- Social conditions -- 1933-1945 -- Exhibitions.
United States -- Economic conditions -- 1933-1945 -- Exhibitions.
Exhibition catalogs.
Variant Title American interpretations of the Great Depression
ISBN 9781138604117 (hardback ; alk. paper)
1138604119 (hardback ; alk. paper)
9780429888441 (pdf)
9780429888427 (mobi)
9780429888434 (epub3)