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Museum Studies in the Twenty-First Century: Theory and Praxis (September): Works Cited

By Juilee Decker

Works Cited

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American Alliance of Museums (AAM). Formerly American Association of Museums.

American Association for State and Local History (AASLH).

Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS).

International Council of Museums (ICOM). 

National Council on Public History (NCPH).