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making and unmaking of a university museum the McCord, 1921-1996 by Brian J. Young

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Published by McGill-Queen"s University Press in Montreal, Ithaca .
Written in English



  • Canada,
  • Management


  • Musée McCord d"histoire canadienne -- History.,
  • McCord Museum -- History.,
  • Historical museums -- Canada -- Management -- Case studies.,
  • Museum curators -- Canada -- Case studies.,
  • Public history -- Canada -- Case studies.,
  • Canada -- Cultural policy -- Case studies.

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [207]-212) and index.

StatementBrian Young.
GenreCase studies.
LC ClassificationsF1003.5 .Y68 2000
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi, 224 p. :
Number of Pages224
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4009415M
ISBN 100773520503
LC Control Number2001369747

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