Multiculturalism and the museum : three case studies.

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dc.contributor.advisor Hafertepe, Kenneth, 1955- Fiegel, Natalie. 2012-05
dc.description.abstract With the rise of social history over the past several decades, educational institutions have increasingly been called upon to represent and showcase different cultural and minority groups within their walls. This has forced museums to reevaluate their exhibit spaces in order to create more inclusive, diverse interpretations. Basic museum practices have been challenged and the role of the museum has been called into question. Case studies of the Bob Bullock Texas State History Museum, the Oklahoma History Center, and the New Mexico History Museum showcase the different approaches museums today are taking within their exhibits to create as authentic and unbiased portrayals of different cultures past and present as possible. en_US
dc.publisher en
dc.rights Baylor University theses are protected by copyright. They may be viewed from this source for any purpose, but reproduction or distribution in any format is prohibited without written permission. Contact for inquiries about permission. en_US
dc.subject Multiculturalism en_US
dc.subject Museums en_US
dc.title Multiculturalism and the museum : three case studies. en_US
dc.type Thesis en_US M.A. en_US
dc.rights.accessrights Worldwide access en_US
dc.contributor.department Museum Studies. en_US
dc.contributor.schools Baylor University. Dept. of Museum Studies. en_US

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