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Published by Rutgers University Press in New Brunswick, New Jersey .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • War and society,
  • Art and society,
  • Art and war

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementDora Apel
SeriesNew directions in international studies
Classifications
LC ClassificationsN8260 .A64 2012
The Physical Object
Paginationpages cm
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25122320M
ISBN 109780813553955, 9780813553948, 9780813553962
LC Control Number2011048990

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