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Re-construction of Modernity

Xin Wu

Foreword by Stephen Bann

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$45.00 • £36.95 • €40.50

ISBN 9780884023340

Publication Date: 03/30/2008

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Xin Wu is Assistant Professor of Art and Art History at The College of William and Mary.

Stephen Bann is Emeritus Professor of History of Art and a senior research fellow at the University of Bristol.

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