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Museums and the community

Edwina Taborsky

Museums and the community

a study of the control of artifacts and information

by Edwina Taborsky

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Published by The Author in [Toronto] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Museums.

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    Statementby Edwina Taborsky.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationi, 55 leaves ;
    Number of Pages55
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18667875M


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