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Physical techniques in the study of art, archaeology and cultural heritage

Author: David A Bradley; D C Creagh
Publisher: Amsterdam : Elsevier, 2006-
Series: Physical techniques in the study of art, archaeology and cultural heritage, 1
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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This volume is the first of a series on Physical Techniques in the Study of Art, Archaeology and Cultural Heritage. It follows a successful earlier publication by Elsevier (Radiation in Art and Archaeometry). There has been an upsurge of interest world wide in cultural heritage issues, and in particular, large organizations such as UNESCO and the European Union are active in providing funding for a very diverse  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Physical techniques in the study of art, archaeology and cultural heritage.
Amsterdam : Elsevier, 2006-
(OCoLC)76714223
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: David A Bradley; D C Creagh
ISBN: 1280641746 9781280641749
OCLC Number: 162587181
Notes: "ISSN: 1871-1731"--Title page verso
Description: 1 online resource : illustrations
Contents: Preface --
Chapter 1. The Modern Museum (J.L. Boutaine) --
Chapter 2. X-Ray and Neutron Digital Radiography and Computed Tomography (F. Casali) --
Chapter 3. Investigation of Diagenetic and Postmortem Bone Mineral Change by Small-Angle X-Ray Scattering (J.C. Hiller and T.J. Wess) --
Chapter 4. The Use of X-Ray Scattering to Analyse Parchment Structure and Degradation (C.J. Kennedy and T.J. Wess) --
Chapter 5. Egyptian Eye Cosmetics (`kohls'): Past and Present (A.D. Hardy, R.I. Walton, R. Vaishnav, K.A. Myers, M.R. Power and D. Pirrie).
Series Title: Physical techniques in the study of art, archaeology and cultural heritage, 1
Other Titles: Art, archaeology and cultural heritage
Responsibility: editors David Bradley, Dudley Creagh.

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Part of the "Physical Techniques in the Study of Art, Archaeology and Cultural Heritage" series, this book aims to disseminate technical information on scientific conservation. It provides an  Read more...
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