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tumulte noir modernist art and popular entertainment in Jazz-Age Paris, 1900-1930 by Jody Blake

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Published by Pennsylvania State University Press in University Park, Pa .
Written in English



  • France,
  • Paris


  • Arts, French -- France -- Paris -- African influences,
  • Arts, French -- France -- Paris -- 20th century

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [191]-202) and index.

StatementJody Blake.
LC ClassificationsNX549.P2 B57 1999
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 207 p., 8 p. of plates :
Number of Pages207
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL682984M
ISBN 100271017538
LC Control Number97029714

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