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Totem: The University of Western Ontario Journal of Anthropology

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Museums Narrating The Nation: Case Studies From Greece And Bosnia-Herzegovina, Evan P. Taylor Jul 2012

Museums Narrating The Nation: Case Studies From Greece And Bosnia-Herzegovina, Evan P. Taylor

Totem: The University of Western Ontario Journal of Anthropology

A museum that represents a community’s history and culture has the ability to influence the way that visitors understand that community in the present. In this paper, museums in Greece and Bosnia-Herzegovina are examined as case studies in order to better understand how museums attempt to narrate national identity to visitors, both domestic and international. Critical analysis of exhibits in these museums reveal that museum narratives often attempt to project the image of singular national identities. Meanwhile, they may deny the history of place of other contemporary or historic communities that are held in disfavor by those who influence ...


Maya Cranial And Dental Modifications, Brian Pritchard Jun 2011

Maya Cranial And Dental Modifications, Brian Pritchard

Totem: The University of Western Ontario Journal of Anthropology

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