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Sociology of the arts

Victoria D. Alexander

Sociology of the arts

exploring fine and popular forms

by Victoria D. Alexander

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Published by Blackwell in Oxford .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Arts and society.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p312-335. - Includes index.

    StatementVictoria D. Alexander.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxix, 366 p. :
    Number of Pages366
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22125801M
    ISBN 100631230394, 0631230408
    LC Control Number20026550

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