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Author Terry, Andrea, 1978- author

Title Family ties : living history in Canadian house museums / Andrea Terry
Published Montreal ; Kingston : McGill-Queen's University Press, 2015
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Description 1 online resource
Series McGill-Queen's/Beaverbrook Canadian Foundation studies in art history
McGill-Queen's/Beaverbrook Canadian Foundation studies in art history.
Contents Introduction -- 1 Artifactual experiences : the interplay of history, objects, and memory -- part one. Communal commitments to the nation : Dundurn Castle, Hamilton, ON -- 2. Imperialist idealizations and curatorial strategies in the domestic sphere -- 3 "Deck the halls" : performing dominance in multicultural Canada -- part two. Personalizing Canadian nationalism : Cartier House, Montreal, QC -- 4. Tactical pacts : Parks Canada, the Québécois, and confederation -- 5. The political dimensions of personal memories -- part three. Heritage-as-resource in the global marketplace : Mackenzie House, Toronto, ON -- 6. Toronto's branded histories : sustaining nationalist agendas in a global city -- 7. Soft selling diversity in a hard realm -- Conclusion
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Dundurn Castle (Hamilton, Ont.)
Mackenzie House (Toronto, Ont.)
Dwellings -- Canada -- History -- 19th century.
Historic buildings -- Canada -- Case studies.
Historic house museums -- Canada -- Case studies.
Material culture -- Canada -- History -- 19th century.
Canada -- Social life and customs -- 19th century.
Sir George-Étienne Cartier National Historic Site (Montréal, Québec)
Genre/Form Case studies.
Case studies.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0773545611
9780773584129 (pdf)