Art nouveau in fin-de-siècle France politics, psychology, and style by Debora Silverman

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Published by University of California Press in Berkeley .

Written in English

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  • Art nouveau -- France,
  • Art, French -- 19th century

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 377-393) and index.

Book details

StatementDebora L. Silverman.
SeriesStudies on the history of society and culture ;, [7]
LC ClassificationsN6847.5.A78 S55 1989
The Physical Object
Paginationxv, 415 p., [10] p. of plates :
Number of Pages415
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2038055M
ISBN 100520063228
LC Control Number88014409

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