Latinos in Museums: A Heritage Reclaimed (Public History)

Latinos in Museums: A Heritage Reclaimed (Public History)

By: Christine Marin (author), Antonio Rios-Bustamante (author)Paperback

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This book examines the participation and representation of Latinos in American museums. It contains nine case studies which critically examine a range of themes and issues concerning Latinos in museum programmes. Some areas covered are Latino public history programmes; a discussion of Latino diversity and museums in South Florida; exhibition of artifacts and reinterpretation of Mexican identity in Chicago; the Smithsonian Graduate training seminar; the status of Latino cultural institutions in the Southwest; the movement to establish a California Museum of Latino History; public history and dramatic performance; an assessment of East Los Angeles Self-Help Graphics Ateliers; and a summary of the national survey of Latino and Native American professional personnel.

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  • ISBN13: 9780894649813
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 160
  • ID: 9780894649813
  • ISBN10: 0894649817

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