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Bullet hole constellations: Berlin's Neues Museum, a case study in cultural memory

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This dissertation explores a shift in cultural memory theory and praxis that loosely coincides with the turn of the century. With Berlin as its focus, I trace this shift through three of its museum institutions (the Jewish Museum, the Masterplan Museumsinsel, and the Neues Museum). I specifically look at three aspects: their museum practices (how history is expressed), the main narratives embodied in their spaces (what history is being expressed), and the critical context...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Oxford college:
Hertford College
Department:
Humanities Division - Medieval and Modern Languages Faculty
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Publication date:
2014
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
Oxford University, UK
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uuid:b5781e8a-8b8e-413b-8ea1-c00ee68be469
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ora:11688

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