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The frangipani is dead contemporary Pacific art in New Zealand, 1985-2000 by Karen Stevenson

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Published by Huia in Wellington, N.Z .
Written in English


  • Arts, Pacific Island -- 20th century,
  • Art, Modern -- 20th century -- New Zealand

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Edition Notes

StatementKaren Stevenson.
LC ClassificationsNX595 .S74 2008
The Physical Object
Pagination228 p. :
Number of Pages228
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23012741M
ISBN 109781869693251
LC Control Number2008531911

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