The politics of architecture

a history of modern architecture in Britain. by Jackson, Anthony

Publisher: Architectural P. in London

Written in English
Published: Pages: 219 Downloads: 660
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  • Great Britain

Subjects:

  • Architecture -- Great Britain -- 20th century

Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 207-213.

Classifications
LC ClassificationsNA968 .J3 1970b
The Physical Object
Pagination219 p.
Number of Pages219
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5732979M
ISBN 100851395295
LC Control Number70545928

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