The Brilliance of Swedish Glass, 1918-1939: An Alliance of Art and Industry

The Brilliance of Swedish Glass, 1918-1939: An Alliance of Art and Industry

by Derek E. Ostergard, Nina Stritzler-Levine, Hina Stritzler-Levine
     
 

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This book examines the emergence of Swedish glass against a historical, socioeconomic, and art-historical background. The authors discuss how the transformation of Sweden from an isolated agrarian society to a modern industrial nation parallels the modernization of the glass industry, and how the triumphs of Swedish glass in the period between the two world wars had

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This book examines the emergence of Swedish glass against a historical, socioeconomic, and art-historical background. The authors discuss how the transformation of Sweden from an isolated agrarian society to a modern industrial nation parallels the modernization of the glass industry, and how the triumphs of Swedish glass in the period between the two world wars had repercussions beyond the applied arts.

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ISBN-13:
9780300070057
Publisher:
Yale University Press
Publication date:
12/28/1996
Pages:
336
Product dimensions:
9.00(w) x 12.00(h) x (d)

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