Congratulations to Professor Anca Lasc that her edited volume (with Andrew McClellan and Änne Söll), Revisiting the Past in Museums and at Historic Sites, has just been published.

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Table of Contents:
List of figures

List of contributors

Introduction: Space Unlocked, History Unfrozen: Revisiting the Past in Museums and at Historic Sites

Anca I. Lasc, Andrew McClellan, Änne Söll

Section I: Historic Sites

Chapter 1: A Way Forward for Plantation Sites: Reimagining Space and Relations in the Wake of Black Lives Matter

Hannah Scruggs and Tiya Miles

Chapter 2: Hollywood and Changing Interpretations of a Historic Plantation

Kathleen Powers Conti

Chapter 3: Reanimating Literary House Museums in France: The Homes and Haunts of George Sand and Honoré de Balzac

Elizabeth Emery

Chapter 4: Holiday Decorations, Commercialism and Nostalgia in the UK Historic House Interior

Anne Nellis Richter and Morna O’Neill

Chapter 5: Housing Remembrance: Simon Fujiwara’s Appropriation of the Anne Frank House

Stefan Krämer

Section II: Museums

Chapter 6: Negotiating Tsarist Heritage: Marxist Everyday-Life Museum Displays in the Soviet Union, 1920-1930s

Maria Silina

Chapter 7: Dwelling in the Past Continuous: Alexander Sokurov’s Russian Ark and the Hermitage’s Genii Loci

Véronique Protoeau

Chapter 8: Salvador Dali’s Rainy Taxi at the Museum: The Disruption of Surrealist Installations

Sandra Zalman

Chapter 9: A Refuge and Asylum: Perforating the Boundaries of the Hermetic Exhibition Space in the 1960s and 1970s

Ana Torok

Chapter 10: Revolting Hunting Trophies: Art Orienté Objet at the Musée de la Chasse et de la Nature

Sarah Wade

Section III: Period Rooms

Chapter 11: The Period Room as a Crystal of Time

Marie-Ève Marchand

Chapter 12: The Gilded Age Revisited: Yinka Shonibare CBE at The Newark Museum of Art

Christa Clarke

Chapter 13: Bringing Stories Back into Spaces: “Living Rooms” at the Minneapolis Institute of Art

Alexander I. Bortolot and Jennifer Komar Olivarez

Chapter 14: Moving Reality TV into the Period Room: 1900 House

Hélène Valance

Index