By Dr Gouriévidis Laurence
There has been a lot educational curiosity within the function of museums as locations the place realizing of the earlier is formed and legitimised for a large and more and more various public. This publication specializes in the museum representations of the Highland Clearances - a far missed point of 1 of the main disputed and politically-charged matters in sleek Scottish historical past. Drawing jointly more than a few inter-disciplinary issues and notions, it considers the cultural legacy of the interval, brings to mild the socially and traditionally conditioned meanings and values encapsulated in museum narratives of the Clearances, and exhibits the importance of collective reminiscence within the negotiations inherent in background paintings. interpreting either nationwide and native museums in Scotland and concluding with comparisons with Australian museums of migration, Dynamics of background contributes to our figuring out of the procedures of history building, and its courting to problems with reminiscence and different modes of engagement with the past.
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The Dynamics of Heritage: History, Memory and the Highland Clearances (Heritage, Culture and Identity) by Dr Gouriévidis Laurence