Scientific Aspects of Heritage Study

Scientific Aspects of Heritage Study

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Book Specification

Item Code: AZH238
Author: A.S. Bisht
Language: ENGLISH
Edition: 2004
ISBN: 8173200580
Pages: 181 (With Color Illustrations)
Other Details 9.50X7.50 INCHES
Weight 590 gm

Book Description

About The Book

Conservation of artifacts is the need of the hour but equally important is its scientific study to understand better the materials used to make artifacts, their decay process, their method of making, by recording their present state of preservation through scientific photography using combination of visible lighting procedures besides using invisible radiations such as U.V., IR and X-rays to record even what is not seen by the naked eye. Various components of an artifact can be analyzed and identified by using Conventional methods of analysis or instrumental analytical techniques especially the nondestructive techniques using latest strides made by Science & Technology over the last century. This would enhance our knowledge about the bygone days which would help mankind to know their ancestors better.

About the Author

A.S. Bisht is one of the internationally known conservation experts in India. He has over a hundred research papers to his credit in various National and International publications on conservation of Cultural property. After publishing 'Challenges in Conservation of Indian Miniatures' and 'Conservation Science'. This is his third attempt. He is one of the two Fellows of the International Institute for conservation of Historic & Artistic works (London) in India and is also a Honey. Fellow of the Indian Association for the study of conservation of Cultural Property in India.

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