qFrom an insider's perspective, Robert C. Post ... offers insight into the politics of display and the interpretation of history. Never before has a book about the Smithsonian detailed the recent and dramatic shift from collection-driven shows, with artifacts meant to speak for themselves, to concept-driven exhibitions, in which objects aim to tell a story, displayed like illustrations in a bookq--Dust jacket flap.The Smithsonian and the Problem of History Robert C. Post ... From a New York perspective, see Sheryl Gay Stohmberg and Kate Taylor, aWounded in Crossfire ofa Capitol Culture War, a New York ... Progress, 1 April 2010, http://thinkprogress .org/climate/2010/04/01/205739/must-see-video-polluter-funded-smithsoniananbsp;...
|Title||:||Who Owns America's Past?|
|Author||:||Robert C. Post|
|Publisher||:||JHU Press - 2013-10-22|