The Werkbund
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The Werkbund Design Theory and Mass Culture Before the First World War by Frederic J. Schwartz

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Published by Yale Univ Pr .
Written in English


  • Applied Arts (General),
  • Art And Society,
  • 19th century,
  • 20th century,
  • Art and industry,
  • Decorative arts,
  • Germany,
  • History,
  • Antiques/Collectibles

Book details:

The Physical Object
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Open LibraryOL9671910M
ISBN 100300068492
ISBN 109780300068498

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