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"Sweden versus Norden in Nordiska museet"
Linköping University, Department for Studies of Social Change and Culture, Department of Culture Studies. Linköping University, Faculty of Arts and Sciences.
2013 (English)In: Performing Nordic Heritage: everyday practices and institutional culture / [ed] Peter Aronsson & Lizette Gradén, Farnham: Ashgate, 2013, 1, -346 p.Chapter in book (Other academic)
Abstract [en]

The performance of heritage takes place in prestigious institutions such as museums and archives, in officially sanctioned spaces such as jubilees and public monuments, but also in more mundane, ephemeral and banal cultural practices, such as naming of phenomena, viewing exhibitions or walking in the countryside. This volume examines the performance of Nordic heritage and the shaping of the very idea of Norden in diverse contexts in North America, the Baltic and the Nordic countries and examines the importance of these places as sites for creating and preserving cultural heritage.Offering rich perspectives on a part of Europe which has not been the centre of discussion in the Anglophone world, this volume will be of value to a wide readership, including cultural historians, museum practitioners, policy-makers and scholars of heritage, ethnology and folkloristics.

Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
Farnham: Ashgate, 2013, 1. -346 p.
, The Nordic Experience, 3
Keyword [en]
Cultural awareness Scandinavia, Scandinavians, Ethnicity, Cultural policy, Cultural property, Cultural property Protection, Cultural property Scandinavia, Cultural property Scandinavia, National characteristics Scandinavian, Ethnicity Social aspects Scandinavia, Ethnicity Social aspects North America, Ethnicity Social aspects Baltic States, Ethnicity Social aspects Baltic States, Scandinavians Baltic States Ethnic identity, Museums Social aspects
Keyword [sv]
Kulturarv, Kulturarvsskydd, Etnicitet, Kulturpolitik, Skandinaver, Norden, Skandinavien, Nordamerika, Baltikum
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URN: urn:nbn:se:liu:diva-96684ISBN: 978-1-409448-34-1ISBN: 14-0-944-834-7OAI: diva2:642745
Riksbankens Jubileumsfond
Available from: 2013-08-23 Created: 2013-08-23 Last updated: 2014-10-15Bibliographically approved

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