De cuarteles a museos: los museos y el discurso de la civilidad costarricense

With the abolition of the Costa Rican Army in 1948, the facilities of the Bellavista Fort were destined as the new headquarters of the National Museum of Costa Rica, starting a tra- dition of transforming military forts, jails and police headquarters into museums, within a changing process of constr...

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Autores Principales: Corrales Ulloa, Francisco, Cubero Barrantes, Guillermo
Formato: Artículo
Idioma: Español
Publicado: 2015
Acceso en línea: http://revistas.ucr.ac.cr/index.php/antropologia/article/view/10758
http://hdl.handle.net/10669/13224
Sumario: With the abolition of the Costa Rican Army in 1948, the facilities of the Bellavista Fort were destined as the new headquarters of the National Museum of Costa Rica, starting a tra- dition of transforming military forts, jails and police headquarters into museums, within a changing process of construction of nationality and the discourse of the Costa Rican civilian tradition. The “display” of patrimony and national values is also discussed.