Maya Lin a biography by Donald Langmead

Cover of: Maya Lin | Donald Langmead

Published by Greenwood in Santa Barbara .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Chinese American architects,
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE / Popular Culture,
  • Architects,
  • Biography,
  • ART / General

Edition Notes

Includes index.

Book details

StatementDonald Langmead
SeriesGreenwood biographies
Classifications
LC ClassificationsNA737.L48 L36 2011
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24827929M
ISBN 109780313378539, 9780313378546
LC Control Number2011009788

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