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Title:
Introduction to museum work
Author:
Burcaw, George Ellis, 1921-
Personal Author:
Publication Information:
-- Nashville : American Association for State and Local History, [1975]
Physical Description:
vi, 202 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
General Note:
Includes index.
Language:
English
ISBN:
9780910050135

9780910050142
Format :
Book

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Summary

Summary

Long regarded as one the leading texts in museology, Introduction to Museum Work is now thoroughly revised and updated. While citing recent changes in the museum world, the third edition of Burcaw's classic work retains its useful philosophical orientation and convenient summary format. All the basics of museology are here-the central issues are discussed and definitions are given for all the terms museum workers need to know. Every chapter includes practical exercises making Burcaw's book ideal for the classroom or for novice museum workers. Accepted by the Documentation Center of the International Conference of Museums as exemplary of museum training, Introduction to Museum Work is used as a basic text in museum studies all over the world. Copyright © Libri GmbH. All rights reserved.