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Museums in motion : an introduction to the history and functions of museums

Author: Edward P Alexander
Publisher: Nashville : American Association for State and Local History, ©1979.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Alexander, Edward P. (Edward Porter), 1907-2003.
Museums in motion.
Nashville : American Association for State and Local History, ©1979
(OCoLC)988115248
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Edward P Alexander
ISBN: 091005035X 9780910050357
OCLC Number: 4499139
Description: xii, 308 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: What is a museum? --
The art museum --
The natural history museum --
The museum of science and technology --
The history museum --
Botanical gardens and zoos --
The museum as collection --
The museum as conservation --
The museum as research --
The museum as exhibition --
The museum as interpretation --
The museum as cultural center and social instrument --
The museum profession.
Responsibility: Edward P. Alexander ; foreword by William T. Alderson.

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