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Art History as Cultural History Warburg"s Projects (Critical Voices in Art, Theory & Culture) by Richa Woodfield

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Published by Routledge .
Written in English


  • Cultural studies,
  • History of art & design styles: from c 1900 -,
  • Individual artists,
  • Theory of art,
  • European,
  • Art & Art Instruction,
  • Art,
  • Europe,
  • Essays,
  • History - Symbolism,
  • Individual Artist,
  • Art / History / General

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Number of Pages304
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9106749M
ISBN 109057010038
ISBN 109789057010033

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