|Curators: Behind the Scenes of Natural History Museums|
by Grande, Lance.
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Natural history curators oversee the worlds libraries of life, and themselves are full of life and colorful characters. As museums evolve from dusty collections to centers of edutainment, curators remain the drivers and innovators, and Curators offers us a behind the scenes tour of some of the world s finest specimens of curators and collections alike. In these pages, readers will get to experience time in the field collecting and identifying, and the magic that happens back at home, as collections are curated, exhibits are mounted, and museum curators engage the public. A renowned curator himself, Lance Grande here shares his own experiences, and drawers of those of colleagues and curators at natural history museums the world over. Curators illuminates the halls of natural history museums and puts on display the personalities that drive these cathedrals of science and discovery. It is a work for all interested in what it is really like to spend days and nights at the museum. "
Hardcover: 432 pages
Publisher: University of Chicago Press (032017)
Product Dimensions: 9.80 x 7.00 x 1.70 inches
Shipping Weight: 3.00 pound(s)
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