Art as politics in the third reich by Jonathan Petropoulos

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  • National socialism and art.,
  • Art and state -- Germany -- History -- 20th century.,
  • Art, German.,
  • Art, Modern -- 20th century -- Germany.,
  • National socialists -- Germany -- Art collections.,
  • Germany -- Cultural policy -- History -- 20th century.

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StatementJonathan Petropoulos.
The Physical Object
Pagination439p. :
Number of Pages439
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Open LibraryOL22628822M
ISBN 100807848093

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