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Midcentury

John Dos Passos

Midcentury

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Published by A. Deutsch in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby John Dos Passos.
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 496 p. ;
Number of Pages496
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16223487M

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So his characterisation of the labour leader Walter Reuther, head of the United Auto Workers is pointed: "He was so convinced of the probity of his own intentions that he never could believe in the probity of people who had other ideas. As noted photography critic Richard B. At the time this was a less expensive process. He launched The Anonymous Project in and has since acquired aroundimages either by donation or via vintage sellers. Alexander houses and similar homes feature low-pitched roofs, wide eaves, open-beamed ceilings, and floor-to-ceiling windows.

So his characterisation of the labour leader Walter Reuther, head of the United Auto Workers is pointed: "He was so convinced of the probity of his own intentions that he never could believe in the probity of people who had other ideas. Each entry includes a succinct biography, a portrait of the designer or image of an important design, cross-references to other entries, and a list of sources for further research. Between Earth and Heaven. Imagining these lives and the possible stories that lie behind the images is what makes The Anonymous Project such a compelling journey into our past. The USA books were somewhat dismal in their description of the emergence of the striving but purposeless corporate society after WW I.


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