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Meaning and Authenticity Further Essays on the Sociology of Art by CГ©sar GraГ±a

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Published by Transaction Publishers .
Written in English


  • History of ideas, intellectual history,
  • Social theory,
  • Theory of art,
  • Pop Arts / Pop Culture,
  • History Of Sociological Thought,
  • Philosophy Of Art,
  • Sociology,
  • Popular Culture - General,
  • General,
  • Architecture / General,
  • Civilization,
  • Art and society,
  • Popular culture

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Edition Notes

ContributionsIrving Horowitz (Introduction)
The Physical Object
Number of Pages320
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8198428M
ISBN 100887382266
ISBN 109780887382260

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