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A - General Works Acquisitions during January 2017

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康居笔记汇函 / 徐珂著 ; 路建宏, 孙安邦点校
徐珂, 1869-1928
太原 : 山西古籍出版社 : 新华书店经销, 1997
Fan yuan ke hua -- Shen yu fang yan -- Song yin xia bi -- Zhongke bi ji -- Tian su ge bi tan (shang, xia) -- Yun er bian -- Wen jian ri chao -- Meng xiang yi yu -- Zhi zu yu -- Mei xi ri lu -- Xue chuang xian bi -- Xue chuang ling hua -- Xue chuang za hua.
Baker Berry East Asian AC150 .H775 1997

Exhibiting nation : multicultural nationalism (and its limits) in Canada's museums
Gordon-Walker, Caitlin, author
Toronto : UBC Press, 2016
Multicultural nationalism and the power of metaphor -- Museums, discipline, and dialogue -- The limits of unity in diversity -- The Royal BC Museum's modern history galleries -- The limits of equality and recognition -- The Royal Alberta Museum's cultural communities program -- The limits of universalism and diversity -- The Royal Ontario Museum's world cultures galleries.

"Canada's brand of nationalism celebrates diversity--so long as it doesn't challenge the unity, authority, or legitimacy of the state. Caitlin Gordon-Walker explores this tension between unity and diversity in three nationally recognized museums, institutions that must make judgments about what counts as "too different" in order to celebrate who we are as a people and nation through exhibits, programs, and design. Although the contradictions that lie at the heart of multicultural nationalism have the potential to constrain political engagement and dialogue, the sensory feasts on display in Canada's museums provide a space for citizens to both question and renegotiate the limits of their national vision."--
Sherman AM7 .G67 2016

Women and museums, 1850-1914 : modernity and the gendering of knowledge
Hill, Kate, 1969- author
Manchester : Manchester University Press, 2016
"This is the first attempt to recover the entirety of women's contribution to British museums in the period 1850-1914. It sheds lights on women as museum workers, donors and visitors, demonstrates that through such roles women profoundly influenced the development of museums in the period and suggests that museums were a key site for the development of modern gendered identities"--Back cover.
Sherman AM41 .H55 2016

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