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Imagined battles

reflections of war in European art

by Peter Paret

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  • 15 Currently reading

Published by University of North Carolina Press in Chapel Hill .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Battles in art,
  • War in art,
  • Art, European

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [117]-121) and index.

    StatementPeter Paret.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsN8260 .P27 1997
    The Physical Object
    Pagination128 p. :
    Number of Pages128
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1011902M
    ISBN 100807823562
    LC Control Number96052518

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