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The plastics age

from modernity to post-modernity


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Published by Victoria and Albert Museum in London .
Written in English

  • Plastics,
  • Plastics as art material

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    Statementedited by Penny Sparke.
    ContributionsSparke, Penny., Victoria and Albert Museum.
    LC ClassificationsN8530 .P53 1990
    The Physical Object
    Pagination159 p. :
    Number of Pages159
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20748298M
    ISBN 101851770666

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