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The British Museum: A History [Hardcover]

David M. Wilson

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  • Hardcover: 416 pages
  • Publisher: British Museum Press; First Edition edition (2 Sep 2002)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0714127647
  • ISBN-13: 978-0714127644
  • Product Dimensions: 3.4 x 18.5 x 25.4 cm
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 694,311 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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"...a thoroughly researched and scholarly book" --Irish Museums Association, 2004


The British Museum is the oldest publicly funded museum in the world. This volume tells the story of the collections, the buildings that house them, and the people who have administered and curated them since its foundation in 1753.

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