Introduction to Museum Work

Introduction to Museum Work

by George Ellis Burcaw
     
 
Long regarded as one the leading texts in museology, "Introduction to Museum Work" in 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

Overview

Long regarded as one the leading texts in museology, "Introduction to Museum Work" in 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.

Editorial Reviews

California Historian
Introduction to Museum Work is highly recommended for students and lay museum workers. It is an excellent reference for museums to keep on hand.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780761991328
Publisher:
AltaMira Press
Publication date:
11/01/1995
Series:
American Association for State and Local
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
224

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