Transnational Public History and the U.S. Department of State
Published by: University of Massachusetts Press
As more historic sites and museums seek to surmount social, cultural, and economic barriers between themselves and their communities in their exhibitions and programming, the Museums Connect program provides important lessons on how to overcome entrenched hierarchies of power in public history.
"[T]oday, as the United States appears poised to enter a renewed era of international relations and public diplomacy, Museum Diplomacy can be read as both a history and a potential guide for future American public history projects overseas."—Collections
"Museum Diplomacy is highly original because of its focus on transnational public history. There really is nothing like it, which is why it's so valuable to the field."—Thomas Cauvin, president of the International Federation for Public History and author of Public History: A Textbook of Practice