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Women in American architecture a historic and contemporary perspective : a publication and exhibition organized by the Architectural League of New York through its Archive of Women in Architecture by

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Published by Whitney Library of Design in New York .
Written in English

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Places:

  • United States

Subjects:

  • Women architects -- United States -- Addresses, essays, lectures

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Edition Notes

Statementedited by Susana Torre.
ContributionsTorre, Susana, 1944-, Architectural League of New York.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsNA1997 .W65
The Physical Object
Pagination224 p. :
Number of Pages224
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4907006M
ISBN 100823074854
LC Control Number76054960

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