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Reading visual texts

Reading visual texts

new directions in art education : conference proceedings, March 9th 1996

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Published by Roehampton Institute London in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementedited by Rachel Mason.
ContributionsMason, Rachel., Roehampton Institute London. Centre for Art Education & International Research., Conference on Reading Visual Texts (1996 : Roehampton, London)
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17235942M
ISBN 101871954770


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