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Palaces for the people

Nathaniel Burt

Palaces for the people

a social history of theAmerican art museum

by Nathaniel Burt

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Published by Little, Brown in Boston .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Art museums -- United States.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementby Nathaniel Burt.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsN510
    The Physical Object
    Pagination446 p., (12) leaves of plates :
    Number of Pages446
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21267892M
    ISBN 100316117854


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