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Published by Routledge in London, New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Museums -- Management -- Moral and ethical aspects.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 272-276) and index.

Statementedited by Gary Edson.
SeriesThe heritage
ContributionsEdson, Gary, 1937-
Classifications
LC ClassificationsAM121 .M872 1997
The Physical Object
Paginationxxiii, 282 p. :
Number of Pages282
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1002322M
ISBN 100415138116, 0415152909
LC Control Number96041629

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