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Title: One museum, two stories : place identity at the Hong Kong Museum of History
Authors: Dimache, A 
Wondirad, A 
Agyeiwaah, E 
Keywords: Co-construction
History museum
Narrative
Place identity
Tourist experience
Issue Date: 2017
Publisher: Elsevier Ltd
Source: Tourism management, 2017, v. 63, p. 287-301 How to cite?
Journal: Tourism management 
Abstract: Tourism academia has attempted to individually explore the concepts of visiting experience, place identity, narratives, and history museums, but it has rarely delved into the deep and sometimes murky waters of the intimate connection among these notions. Focusing on the Museum of History in present-day identity torn Hong Kong, the current study sheds light on the identitarian and ideological implications visiting this museum has for Hong Kong born-and-raised Millennials. The findings challenge the current understanding of place identity at heritage sites of contested identity by revealing the subtle, sensitive, and fluid connections between individual and official narratives, and also among the investigated concepts. They also raise important critical assumptions about the politics of museography.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10397/74710
ISSN: 0261-5177
EISSN: 1879-3193
DOI: 10.1016/j.tourman.2017.06.020
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