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The Resource Belgian Museums of the Great War : Politics, Memory, and Commerce

Belgian Museums of the Great War : Politics, Memory, and Commerce

Label
Belgian Museums of the Great War : Politics, Memory, and Commerce
Title
Belgian Museums of the Great War
Title remainder
Politics, Memory, and Commerce
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
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Shelby, Karen
Dewey number
940.3
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Series statement
Routledge Research in Museum Studies
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • World War (1914-1918)
  • World War, 1914-1918
Label
Belgian Museums of the Great War : Politics, Memory, and Commerce
Instantiates
Publication
Contents
  • Cover -- Half Title -- Title Page -- Copyright Page -- Table of Contents -- List of figures -- Acknowledgements -- 1. Introduction: poppies -- The museums -- The memory and history of the Great War -- Outline of the book -- Notes -- 2. What remains of the country: the war in Belgium -- The invasion of Belgium -- The Wacht aan de IJzer -- The Ieper Salient -- The Battle of Passchendaele -- Comines-Warneton region -- Autumn 1918 -- Notes -- 3. Planning the centennial -- The centennial -- The politics of planning for the centenary -- The Flanders Fields Declaration -- Remembrance and history of the war -- Federal initiatives -- Regional initiatives -- Provincial initiatives -- Municipal initiatives -- Cross-national commemoration -- The museums -- Peace -- Notes -- 4. Site-specificity and the architecture of remembrance -- From Nieuwpoort to Diksmuide: the Belgian sector -- Westfront Nieuwpoort Visitor Centre -- Vrij Belgïe: behind the Belgian front line -- Lange Max: Flemish and Germans -- The Museum aan de IJzer -- Dodengang: the Belgian walk of death -- The Ieper Salient -- Memorial Museum Passchendaele, 14-18, Zonnebeke -- Beyond Flanders Fields -- Conclusion -- Notes -- 5. Historical or memorial site: the museum as ruin -- The destruction of community -- Conclusion -- Notes -- 6. Immersion: trench and reenactment strategies -- Witness accounts -- In the trenches -- War experiences: reenactments and living history -- Student soldiers: the Battle of Broodseinde in the twenty-first century -- Conclusion -- Notes -- 7. Expression and document: art in the war museum -- Oorlogsgetuige (artists in the time of war) -- A contemporary turn -- Trench art: art and relics of the Great War -- 2018 -- Notes -- 8. The exhibition narrative: an object-centered practice -- The 'little' people -- The object and the archive -- Photographic histories
  • The materiality of the Great War -- The weapons of the Great War -- Conclusion -- Notes -- 9. Conclusion: tourism and remembrance -- Tourism plus: an ethically driven program -- Tourism: a calculated seductive process -- Souvenirs: marketing the First World War -- Documenting success -- Post-centenary -- Notes -- Bibliography -- Index
Control code
on1004972990
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (291)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781317377535
Note
Taylor & Francis
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1004972990
Label
Belgian Museums of the Great War : Politics, Memory, and Commerce
Publication
Contents
  • Cover -- Half Title -- Title Page -- Copyright Page -- Table of Contents -- List of figures -- Acknowledgements -- 1. Introduction: poppies -- The museums -- The memory and history of the Great War -- Outline of the book -- Notes -- 2. What remains of the country: the war in Belgium -- The invasion of Belgium -- The Wacht aan de IJzer -- The Ieper Salient -- The Battle of Passchendaele -- Comines-Warneton region -- Autumn 1918 -- Notes -- 3. Planning the centennial -- The centennial -- The politics of planning for the centenary -- The Flanders Fields Declaration -- Remembrance and history of the war -- Federal initiatives -- Regional initiatives -- Provincial initiatives -- Municipal initiatives -- Cross-national commemoration -- The museums -- Peace -- Notes -- 4. Site-specificity and the architecture of remembrance -- From Nieuwpoort to Diksmuide: the Belgian sector -- Westfront Nieuwpoort Visitor Centre -- Vrij Belgïe: behind the Belgian front line -- Lange Max: Flemish and Germans -- The Museum aan de IJzer -- Dodengang: the Belgian walk of death -- The Ieper Salient -- Memorial Museum Passchendaele, 14-18, Zonnebeke -- Beyond Flanders Fields -- Conclusion -- Notes -- 5. Historical or memorial site: the museum as ruin -- The destruction of community -- Conclusion -- Notes -- 6. Immersion: trench and reenactment strategies -- Witness accounts -- In the trenches -- War experiences: reenactments and living history -- Student soldiers: the Battle of Broodseinde in the twenty-first century -- Conclusion -- Notes -- 7. Expression and document: art in the war museum -- Oorlogsgetuige (artists in the time of war) -- A contemporary turn -- Trench art: art and relics of the Great War -- 2018 -- Notes -- 8. The exhibition narrative: an object-centered practice -- The 'little' people -- The object and the archive -- Photographic histories
  • The materiality of the Great War -- The weapons of the Great War -- Conclusion -- Notes -- 9. Conclusion: tourism and remembrance -- Tourism plus: an ethically driven program -- Tourism: a calculated seductive process -- Souvenirs: marketing the First World War -- Documenting success -- Post-centenary -- Notes -- Bibliography -- Index
Control code
on1004972990
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (291)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781317377535
Note
Taylor & Francis
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1004972990

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