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Author Autry, Robyn K., author
Title Desegregating the past : the public life of memory in the United States and South Africa / Robyn K. Autry
Imprint New York : Columbia University Press, [2017]
book jacket
 人文社會聯圖  E184.65 .A88 2017    AVAILABLE    30610020526810
Descript xvi, 250 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
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Note "A sociological comparison of how South Africa and the United States engage and struggle with the institutionalized racism of their respective pasts through the lens of the development of history museums in both countries"--Provided by publisher
Includes bibliographical references (pages 197-237) and index
Introduction: Desegregating the past -- Memory entrepreneurs : history in the making -- The curated past : remembering the collective -- Managing collective representations -- Breaking the collective : memory deviants -- Conclusion: The museumification of memory
Subject African Americans -- Historiography
Blacks -- South Africa -- Historiography
Racism -- United States -- Historiography
Racism -- South Africa -- Historiography
Historical museums -- United States
Historical museums -- South Africa
Memory -- Social aspects -- United States
Memory -- Social aspects -- South Africa
United States -- Race relations -- Historiography
South Africa -- Race relations -- Historiography
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