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Picturing Russia explorations in visual culture

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Published by Yale University Press in New Haven, Conn .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Art, Russian,
  • Art and history,
  • Visual communication,
  • Russia -- In art

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [263]-269) and index.

Statementedited by Valerie A. Kivelson and Joan Neuberger.
GenreIn art.
ContributionsKivelson, Valerie A., Neuberger, Joan, 1953-
Classifications
LC ClassificationsN6981 .P53 2008
The Physical Object
Paginationxv, 284 p., [32] p. of plates :
Number of Pages284
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18498402M
ISBN 100300119615
ISBN 109780300119619
LC Control Number2007039315

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