Conservation of Cultural Heritage- Essays in Honour of Shri A.S. Bisht

Conservation of Cultural Heritage- Essays in Honour of Shri A.S. Bisht

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Book Specification

Item Code: AZG770
Author: Kamal K. Jain
Language: ENGLISH
Edition: 2009
ISBN: 9788173200816
Pages: 216 (Throughout B/w Illustrations)
Other Details 11.00x9.00 inch
Weight 920 gm

Book Description

About the Book
The present volume is an assemblage of asserted essays penned by the friends and admirers of Shri A.S. Bisht, a well known conservation professional of India. The contributions cover a variety of themes from conservation of metal artifacts, manuscripts to analysis of ceramic tiles and use of latest technology in the preservation of library holdings. In a way these essays are representative of the current advances being made in the field of conservation in India, which is on the threshold of an economic growth which will ultimately lead to more and more efforts for the preservation of cultural heritage in the country. The authors to the current volume belongs to a wide range of age group from novices to professionals who have decades of experience behind them. It is exp expected that the volume will not only fulfill its objective of felicitating Shri A.S. Bisht, a doyen of conservation in India but also provide a food for thought for all those engaged in the field of conservation.

About the Author
Professor Kamal K. Jain, Editor of this volume is a well know professional in the field of conservation of Cultural heritage. Presently he is serving as Dean (Academic Affairs) and Head of the Department of Conservation at National Museum Institute (NMI), New Delhi, a University under Ministry of Culture Government of India. Prior to joining NMI, Prof. Jain served as Junior Scientific Officer, Senior Scientific Officer and finally as Project Officer at National Research Laboratory for Conservation of Cultural Property (NRLC). Lucknow, a premier institution devoted to Conservation of Cultural Heritage. During his long and eventful career Prof. Jain has travelled and taught extensively on various topics ranging from Conservation of Stone, Ceramics and Glass to Preventive Conservation involving Reorganization. of museum storage as well as Disaster Management. Prof. Jain has authored two highly acclaimed books and more than 60 articles and research papers. He is member of various professional bodies in India and abroad and has been a UNESCO Consultant on Conservation of Ceramics in South-east Asia.

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