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Reshaping Russian Architecture

William Craft Brumfield

Reshaping Russian Architecture

Western Technology, Utopian Dreams (Woodrow Wilson Center Press)

by William Craft Brumfield

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Published by Cambridge University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Theory of architecture,
  • Neoclassicism (Architecture),
  • 20th Century Architecture,
  • Architecture,
  • Russia (Federation),
  • Criticism,
  • Architecture / General,
  • Architecture--Russia (Federation)--19th century,
  • 20th century,
  • General,
  • 19th century

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages240
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7739259M
    ISBN 10052139418X
    ISBN 109780521394185

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