Lizette Gradén,Peter Aronsson's Performing Nordic Heritage: Everyday Practices and PDF

By Lizette Gradén,Peter Aronsson

The functionality of historical past happens in prestigious associations corresponding to museums and files, in formally sanctioned areas equivalent to jubilees and public monuments, but in addition in additional mundane, ephemeral and banal cultural practices, resembling naming of phenomena, viewing exhibitions or jogging within the geographical region. This quantity examines the functionality of Nordic history and the shaping of the very inspiration of Norden in various contexts in North the United States, the Baltic and the Nordic international locations and examines the significance of those areas as websites for developing and conserving cultural historical past. providing wealthy views on part of Europe which has no longer been the centre of dialogue within the Anglophone international, this quantity can be of price to a large readership, together with cultural historians, museum practitioners, policy-makers and students of history, ethnology and folkloristics.

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