Towards a coordinated national policy on museums proceedings of a symposium held at the University of Canberra, June 18, 1990

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Statementedited by Amareswar Galla and Darryl McIntyre.
ContributionsGalla, Amareswar., McIntyre, Darryl., Council of Australian Museum Associations.
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Pagination59 p. ;
Number of Pages59
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