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Published by Brooklyn Museum in Brooklyn, NY .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Rockman, Alexis, -- 1962- -- Exhibitions

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Edition Notes

Published on the occasion of an exhibition at the Brooklyn Museum, April 17-September 12, 2004.

Other titlesManifest destiny.
Statementessay by Maurice Berger ; forewords by Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. & Arnold Lehman.
GenreExhibitions
ContributionsBerger, Maurice, 1956-, Brooklyn Museum.
The Physical Object
Pagination27 p. :
Number of Pages27
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23240196M
ISBN 100872731510

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