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Museums, migration and identity in Europe: Peoples, places and identities

Lookup NU author(s): Professor Christopher Whitehead, Dr Katherine Lloyd, Dr Susannah Eckersley, Professor Rhiannon Mason

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© Christopher Whitehead, Katherine Lloyd, Susannah Eckersley and Rhiannon Mason 2015. All rights reserved. The imperatives surrounding museum representations of place have shifted from the late eighteenth century to today. The political significance of place itself has changed and continues to change at all scales, from local, civic, regional to national and supranational. At the same time, changes in population flows, migration patterns and demographic movement now underscore both cultural and political practice, be it in the accommodation of ‘diversity’ in cultural and social policy, scholarly explorations of hybridity or in state immigration controls.This book investigates the historical and contemporary relationships between museums, places and identities. It brings together contributions from international scholars, academics, practitioners from museums and public institutions, policymakers, and representatives of associations and migrant communities to explore all these issues.


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Author(s): Whitehead C, Lloyd K, Eckersley S, Mason R

Publication type: Authored Book

Publication status: Published

Series Title: Museums, Migration and Identity in Europe: Peoples, Places and Identities

Year: 2015

Number of Pages: 1-325

Print publication date: 28/04/2015

Acceptance date: 01/01/1900

Publisher: Ashgate Publishing Ltd

URL: https://www.routledge.com/Museums-Migration-and-Identity-in-Europe-Peoples-Places-and-Identities/Whitehead-Eckersley-Lloyd-Mason/p/book/9781472425188

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ISBN: 9781472425195


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