For us the living the Civil War in paintings and eyewitness accounts by Mort KГјnstler

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Published by Sterling Pub. Co. in New York, NY .

Written in English

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  • Personal narratives,
  • Art and the war,
  • Pictorial works,
  • History

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Book details

StatementMort Künstler ; text by James I. Robertson Jr. ; foreword by Harold Holzer
ContributionsRobertson, James I.
LC ClassificationsE468.7 .K843 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25041121M
ISBN 109781402770340
LC Control Number2010012837

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