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Exhibiting the Revolution: The Museum of the Chinese Revolution

Kirk A. Denton

in Exhibiting the Past: Historical Memory and the Politics of Museums in Postsocialist China

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824836870
eISBN:
9780824869748
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824836870.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter examines modes of exhibiting revolution and revolutionary history in the post-Mao reform era. After looking at some Republican-era examples as a way of suggesting links between ... More


Progress through the Museum: Nullius

Sarita Echavez See

in Filipino Primitive: Accumulation and Resistance in the American Museum

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781479842667
eISBN:
9781479887699
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479842667.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

The Philippine exhibit and archive at the University of Michigan Museum of Natural History forward the colonial project by taking the colonized as objects of accumulation that then can be studied in ... More


Filipino Primitive: Accumulation and Resistance in the American Museum

Sarita Echavez See

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781479842667
eISBN:
9781479887699
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479842667.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

This book takes Karl Marx’s concept of “primitive accumulation,” usually conceived of as an economic process for the acquisition of land and the extraction of labor, and argues that we also must ... More


Identity and Visibility: Reflections on Museum Displays of South Asian Art

Vidya Dehejia (ed.)

in New Cosmopolitanisms: South Asians in the US

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804752800
eISBN:
9780804767842
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804752800.003.0003
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter explores the layered status and reception of South Asian art in US culture. It begins by setting the context for museum displays, explaining both the strategies used in exhibiting ... More


Conclusion: McVeigh Memorialized

Jody Lyneé Madeira

in Killing McVeigh: The Death Penalty and the Myth of Closure

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814796108
eISBN:
9780814724545
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814796108.003.0012
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This book concludes by focusing on the memorialization of Timothy McVeigh ten years after he was executed. It suggests that the presences of McVeigh and his co-conspirators have not been altogether ... More


Conclusion: McVeigh Memorialized

Jody Lyneé Madeira

in Killing McVeigh: The Death Penalty and the Myth of Closure

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814796108
eISBN:
9780814724545
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814796108.003.0012
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This book concludes by focusing on the memorialization of Timothy McVeigh ten years after he was executed. It suggests that the presences of McVeigh and his co-conspirators have not been altogether ... More


The Booty and Beauty of Contemporary Filipino/American Art: RAIDERS

Sarita Echavez See

in Filipino Primitive: Accumulation and Resistance in the American Museum

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781479842667
eISBN:
9781479887699
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479842667.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

This chapter turns to the site of the art museum and examines the work of the Filipino American artist Stephanie Syjuco, which parodies the accumulation and exhibition of Asian artifacts in the ... More


Foreign in a Domestic Space: Progressivist Imperialism and the Frank Murphy Memorial Museum

Sarita Echavez See

in Filipino Primitive: Accumulation and Resistance in the American Museum

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781479842667
eISBN:
9781479887699
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479842667.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

This chapter introduces the concept of progressivist imperialism through the figure of Frank Murphy, the mayor of Detroit during the Great Depression and then the last American governor-general of ... More


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