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Characteristics of Italian art restoration firms and factors influencing their adoption of laser technology

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  • Giorgio Petroni
  • Anna Nosella
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    Article provided by Springer in its journal Journal of Cultural Economics.

    Volume (Year): 32 (2008)
    Issue (Month): 1 (March)
    Pages: 3-34

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