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Collecting Mexico : museums, monuments, and the creation of national identity

Collecting Mexico centers on the ways in which aesthetics and commercialism intersected in officially sanctioned public collections and displays in late nineteenth-century Mexico. Shelley E. Garrigan reconstructs the lineage of institutionally collected objects around which a modern Mexican identity...

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Main Author: Garrigan, Shelley E. (Author, VerfasserIn)
Document Type: Online Resource Book
Language:English
Published: Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press , 2012
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Online Access:http://kunst.proxy.fid-lizenzen.de/fid/jstor-ebooks-art/www.jstor.org/stable/10.5749/j.ctttswrj
Related Items:Print version: Collecting Mexico
Author Notes:Shelley E. Garrigan
License Package:JSTOR E-Books in Art, Design and Photography
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Summary:Collecting Mexico centers on the ways in which aesthetics and commercialism intersected in officially sanctioned public collections and displays in late nineteenth-century Mexico. Shelley E. Garrigan reconstructs the lineage of institutionally collected objects around which a modern Mexican identity was negotiated, demonstrating the ways in which displayed objects become linked with nationalistic meaning and why they exert such persuasive force
Collecting Mexico centers on the ways in which aesthetics and commercialism intersected in officially sanctioned public collections and displays in late nineteenth-century Mexico. Shelley E. Garrigan reconstructs the lineage of institutionally collected objects around which a modern Mexican identity was negotiated, demonstrating the ways in which displayed objects become linked with nationalistic meaning and why they exert such persuasive force
Item Description:Includes bibliographical references and index
Physical Description:1 Online-Ressource (233 pages)
ISBN:9780816670925
0816680159
0816670935
0816670927
9780816670932
9780816680153