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Curatorial practices for botanical gardens

Timothy C. Hohn

Curatorial practices for botanical gardens

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Published by AltaMira Press in Lanham, MD .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Botanical gardens -- Curatorship

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 201-220) and index

    StatementTimothy C. Hohn
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQK71 .H65 2008
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 227 p. :
    Number of Pages227
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17247895M
    ISBN 100759110638
    ISBN 109780759110632
    LC Control Number2007026392


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