Western European museums and visual persuasion art, edifice, and social influence by J. Donald Ragsdale

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Includes bibliographical references (p. [188]-193) and index.

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Statementby J. Donald Ragsdale
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LC ClassificationsN435 .R34 2009
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 196 p. :
Number of Pages196
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Open LibraryOL24557200M
ISBN 101443814148
ISBN 109781443814140
LC Control Number2010399197
OCLC/WorldCa455816229

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