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Preventive conservation in museums

Author: Chris Caple
Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, 2011.
Series: Leicester readers in museum studies.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Preventive conservation in museums makes available adn comprehensible the diverse literature and ideas of preventive conservation to an audience with a limited scientific background, principally those studying museum studies or engaged in the museum profession. It bridges the gap between the basic museum-generated literature and technical and detailed conservation literature."--Page 4 of cover.
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Genre/Form: Handbooks, manuals, etc
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Chris Caple
ISBN: 9780415579698 0415579694 9780415579704 0415579708
OCLC Number: 617619309
Description: xxxi, 588 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm.
Contents: Holistic Approach to Preventive Conservation --
Agents of Deterioration --
Physical Forces (Handling, Moving) and Security --
Fire and Water (Disasters) --
Pests --
Contaminants (Gases, Dust) --
Radiation (Light) --
Incorrect Temperature & Relative Humidity --
Managing Preventive Conservation --
Environmental Management --
Ethical Considerations --
All Together Now --
Preventive Conservation: The Future.
Series Title: Leicester readers in museum studies.
Responsibility: edited by Chris Caple.

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