Bio- Deterioration of Museum Materials

Bio- Deterioration of Museum Materials

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Book Specification

Item Code: AZH268
Author: S.M. Nair
Language: ENGLISH
Edition: 2011
ISBN: 9788173201103
Pages: 191
Other Details 10.00X7.50 INCHES
Weight 706 gm

Book Description

About The Book

This book on 'Bio-deterioration of Museum materials is the result of the research work have done for my Ph.D at the Department of Museology of the M.S. University of Baroda and reference studies undertaken at the Smithsonian Institution, Washington D.C. and the International Bio deterioration Research Centre at Birmingham, U.K. I was initiated into this study by my brother, K.S.S. Nair, when he was a Lecturer at the Department of Zoology, M.S. University of Baroda by making me interested to study the biology and feeding habits of Dermested Beetles which are serious pests of museum collections.

About the Author

Dr. S.M. Nair is the founder Director of the National Museum of Natural History, New Delhi. He also developed regional museums of Natural History at Mysore, Bhopal and Bhubaneswar. He served these institutions for more than 20 years. As an eminent Museologist and Environment Educator of international repute he was on the faculty of the Department of Museology, M.S. university of Baroda, the Department of Museum studies of the Birla Institute of Technology and Science, Pilani, Rajasthan and was Director (Education) WWF - India and Senior advisor, Center for Environment Education and Center for Media studies, New Delhi. He was also a member of the Editorial Board of the Encyclopaedia Britannica, South Asia project.

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