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German architectural theory and the search for modern identity

by Mitchell Schwarzer

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Published by Cambridge University Press in Cambridge, New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Austria,
  • Germany
    • Subjects:
    • Architectural criticism -- Austria -- History -- 19th century,
    • Architects -- Austria -- Psychology,
    • Architectural criticism -- Germany -- History -- 19th century,
    • Architects -- Germany -- Biography

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 327-347) and index.

      StatementMitchell Schwarzer.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsNA2599.5 .S38 1995
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiv, 364 p. ;
      Number of Pages364
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1119995M
      ISBN 100521481503
      LC Control Number94046427

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