Art and politics, politics and art by D. H. Melhem

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Published by Syracuse University Press in Syracuse, N.Y .

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StatementD.H. Melhem
LC ClassificationsPS3563.E442 A89 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationxvii, 78 p. ;
Number of Pages78
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Open LibraryOL24478484M
ISBN 100815609760
ISBN 109780815609766
LC Control Number2010007005

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