Modern architecture in Czechoslovakia and other writings

by Karel Teige

Publisher: Getty Research Institute in Los Angeles, CA

Written in English
Published: Pages: 367 Downloads: 792
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  • Modern movement (Architecture) -- Czech Republic,
  • Architecture -- Czech Republic

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 343-349) and index

StatementKarel Teige ; introduction by Jean-Louis Cohen ; translations by Irena Žantovská Murray and David Britt
SeriesTexts & documents
Classifications
LC ClassificationsNA1031.5.M63 T4513 2000
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 367 p. :
Number of Pages367
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16995375M
ISBN 10089236596X
LC Control Number00039310

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