The Arts and the American home, 1890-1930
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Published by University of Tennessee Press in Knoxville .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • United States

Subjects:

  • Arts and society -- United States -- History -- 19th century -- Congresses.,
  • Arts and society -- United States -- History -- 20th century -- Congresses.,
  • United States -- Social life and customs -- 19th century -- Congresses.,
  • United States -- Social life and customs -- 20th century -- Congresses.

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Edition Notes

Statementedited by Jessica H. Foy and Karal Ann Marling.
ContributionsFoy, Jessica H., 1960-, Marling, Karal Ann., McFaddin-Ward House Museum. Conference
Classifications
LC ClassificationsNX180.S6 A76 1994
The Physical Object
Paginationxxiv, 194 p. :
Number of Pages194
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1421855M
ISBN 100870498258
LC Control Number93032083

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