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dc.contributor.author Bloch, Alexia en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2008-09-15T00:43:19Z en_US
dc.date.available 2008-09-15T00:43:19Z en_US
dc.date.issued 2001-10 en_US
dc.identifier.citation Bloch A. 2001. Cruise ships and prison camps: reflections from the Russian Far East on museums and the crafting of history. Pac Sci 55(4): 377-387. en_US
dc.identifier.issn 0030-8870 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10125/2505 en_US
dc.description.abstract In formerly socialist societies the state has dominated sites like museums viewed as critical for producing a national past, but in the case of the Russian Federation these same institutions often are being utilized now to critically examine the past. For many in the emerging market economy of the Russian Federation, formerly state-dominated sites like museums have become important economic resources as well as new sites for representing shifting concepts of history. In this article I examine the museum as an artifact of socialist and post socialist society and consider how distinct political economies shape the ways in which cultural practices, as well as national and local histories, are depicted. en_US
dc.language.iso en-US en_US
dc.publisher University of Hawai'i Press en_US
dc.title Cruise Ships and Prison Camps: Reflections from the Russian Far East on Museums and the Crafting of History en_US
dc.type Article en_US
dc.type.dcmi Text en_US

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