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Author Crooke, Elizabeth M., 1971-

Title Politics, archaeology, and the creation of a national museum in Ireland : an expression of national life / Elizabeth M. Crooke.

Published Dublin ; Portland, OR : Irish Academic Press, 2000.

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 UniM Bail  936.1 CROO    AVAILABLE
Physical description ix, 211 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [185]-204) and index.
Contents Chapter 1 Politics of Interpreting and Valuing Museums 9 -- Museums and Nationalism 9 -- Politics of Valuing Museums and their Collections 11 -- Chapter 2 Nationalism and the Development of Cultural Institutions 17 -- Understanding how Nationalism uses the Past 17 -- Irish Cultural Nationalism 22 -- Chapter 3 Use of the Past in Irish Politics 32 -- Political Appropriation of Archaeology 33 -- Variations in Political Ideology and Appropriation of the Past 49 -- Archaeology and the Nationalist Narrative 58 -- Chapter 4 Antiquarians and their Political Role in Nineteenth-Century Ireland 68 -- Nineteenth-Century Archaeology as a Function of the Political Context 69 -- George Petrie and the Popularisation of Archaeology 82 -- Antiquarians and the National Endeavour 91 -- Chapter 5 Establishment of a Public Museum in Ireland 100 -- Museums in Nineteenth-Century Dublin 100 -- Department of Science and Art in South Kensington and the Imperial Influence 105 -- Building the Dublin Museum of Science and Art 115 -- Dublin Museum of Science and Art: Early Years 123 -- Chapter 6 From the Dublin Museum of Science and Art to the National Museum of Ireland 129 -- A Battle of Two Nations: The Case of the Broighter Hoard 129 -- Beginning of Change for the Dublin Museum of Science and Art 134 -- Partition and Museum Provision 139 -- Lithburg Report and the Redefinition of the National Museum 141 -- Chapter 7 Museums, Archaeology and Politics: Links and Legacy 148 -- Links between the Centuries 149 -- Legacy: Can We Learn from the Past? 155.
Subject Archaeological museums and collections -- Ireland.
Museums -- Political aspects -- Ireland.
Archaeology -- Ireland.
Nationalism -- Ireland.
Museums -- Ireland.
Ireland -- Antiquities -- Collection and preservation.
Ireland -- Politics and government.
ISBN 0716527294 (hb : alk. paper)