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Emotional Heritage: Visitor Engagement at Museums and Heritage Sites

Smith, Laurajane

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Emotional Heritage brings the issues of affect and power in the theorisation of heritage to the fore, whilst also highlighting the affective and political consequences of heritage-making. Drawing on interviews with visitors to museums and heritage sites in the United States, Australia and England, Smith argues that obtaining insights into how visitors use such sites enables us to understand the impact and consequences of professional heritage and museological practices. The concept of...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2020
Type: Book
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/220534
DOI: 10.4324/9781315713274

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