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A Legal Primer on Managing Museum Collections
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Smithsonian Inst Pr
Publication date May 8, 2012
Pages 540
Binding Paperback
Edition 3
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9781588343222
ISBN-10 1588343227
Dimensions 1.50 by 7.50 by 10.25 in.
Weight 2.12 lbs.
Original list price $47.95
Summaries and Reviews
Amazon.com description: Product Description: Hailed when it was first published in 1985 as the bible of U.S. collections management, A Legal Primer on Managing Museum Collections offers the only comprehensive discussion of the legal questions faced by museums regarding collections. This revised and expanded third edition addresses the many legal developments—including a comprehensive discussion of stolen art and the international movement of cultural property, recent developments in copyright, and the effects of burgeoning electronic uses—that have occurred during the past twenty-five years. An authorative, go-to book for any museum professional, Legal Primer offers detailed explanations of the law, suggestions for preventing legal problems, and numerous case studies of lawsuits involving museum collections.

Editions
Hardcover
Book cover for 9781560987628
 
2 sub edition from Smithsonian Inst Pr (June 1, 1998)
9781560987628 | details & prices | 507 pages | 7.25 × 10.50 × 1.00 in. | 2.45 lbs | List price $60.00
About: This book offers the only comprehensive discussion of the legal questions faced by museums as they acquire, use, and refine their collections.
Paperback
Book cover for 9780874746976 Book cover for 9781560987871 Book cover for 9781588343222
 
The price comparison is for this edition
With Ildiko Pogany Deangelis | 3 edition from Smithsonian Inst Pr (May 8, 2012)
9781588343222 | details & prices | 540 pages | 7.50 × 10.25 × 1.50 in. | 2.12 lbs | List price $47.95
About: Hailed when it was first published in 1985 as the bible of U.
2 edition from Smithsonian Inst Pr (June 1, 1998)
9781560987871 | details & prices | 507 pages | 7.00 × 10.00 × 1.00 in. | 1.95 lbs | List price $39.95
About: This book offers the only comprehensive discussion of the legal questions faced by museums as they acquire, use, and refine their collections.
from Smithsonian Inst Pr (September 1, 1985)
9780874746976 | details & prices | 7.25 × 10.00 × 1.25 in. | 1.45 lbs | List price $19.95
About: This book offers the only comprehensive discussion of the legal questions faced by museums as they acquire, use, and refine their collections.

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