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The Diagram as Paradigm

Cross-Cultural Approaches

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$85.00 • £73.95 • €77.95

ISBN 9780884024866

Publication Date: 08/09/2022


574 pages

8-1/2 x 11 inches

45 photos, 315 color photos, 15 illus., 23 color illus., 1 table

Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection > Dumbarton Oaks Byzantine Symposia and Colloquia


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