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What is modernism?

Ian Boyd White

What is modernism?

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Published by Academy Editions .
Written in English


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StatementIan Boyd White.
The Physical Object
Pagination(68)p. :
Number of Pages68
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Open LibraryOL22334266M
ISBN 101854903896
OCLC/WorldCa221800424


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