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Romanian modernism

the architecture of Bucharest, 1920-1940

by Luminita Machedon

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Published by MIT Press in Cambridge, Mass .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Romania
    • Subjects:
    • Architecture -- Romania -- 20th century

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [348]-360) and index.

      StatementLuminita Machedon and Ernie Scoffham.
      ContributionsScoffham, E. R. 1939-
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsNA1428 .M33 1999
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxix, 407 p. :
      Number of Pages407
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL375684M
      ISBN 100262133482
      LC Control Number98037573


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