The arts in modern American civilization

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Art -- United States -- History, American literature -- History and criticism, United States -- Civiliz
Statement[by] John A. Kouwenhoven. Introd. by Mark Van Doren.
SeriesThe Norton library, N404
The Physical Object
Pagination259 p.
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Open LibraryOL23238624M
ISBN 10039300404X

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