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The Museum: A Reference Guide

Edited By: MS Shapiro

Greenwood Publishing Group

Hardback | Jul 1990 | #17332 | ISBN: 0313236860
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11 chapters each presenting an introduction to some aspect of museology, followed by a survey of sources and a bibliography. US orientation.


The natural history museum, Charlotte M.Porter; the art museum, Edith A.Tonelli; Tte museum of science and technology, Bernard S.Finn; the history museum, Scott T.Swank; the folk museum, Elizabeth M.Adler; museum collections, Katherine and Philip Spiess; museum education, Kenneth A.Yellis; museum exhibition, Wilcomb E.Washburn; the museum and the public, Michael S.Shapiro; biography and the museum, Louis W.Kemp; professionalism and the museum, J.Lynne Teather. Appendices: museum directories; museum archives and special collections; museum-related periodicals.

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