Creating an American Culture & Public Art of Civil War Commemoration
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Creating an American Culture & Public Art of Civil War Commemoration by Eve Kornfeld

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Published by Bedford/St. Martin"s .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • History / United States / General,
  • United States - General,
  • History,
  • History - U.S.,
  • History: American

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL10391510M
ISBN 100312451091
ISBN 109780312451097
OCLC/WorldCa144562649

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