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All that is solid melts into air the experience of modernity by Marshall Berman

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Published by Simon and Schuster in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Civilization, Modern -- 20th century,
  • Civilization, Modern -- 19th century

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementMarshall Berman.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsCB425 .B458
The Physical Object
Pagination383 p. ;
Number of Pages383
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4270496M
ISBN 10067124602X
LC Control Number81016640

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