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The Chair: Rethinking Culture, Body, and Design Paperback – Illustrated, January 17, 2000

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Cranz is no sedentary historian. The Chair is a call to action. -- Jonathan Levi, Los Angeles Times

Galen Cranz has written a provocative book. Pull up a comfortable chair--if you can find one--and read it. -- Witold Rybczynski

About the Author

Galen Cranz is professor of architecture at the University of California at Berkeley.

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  • Item Weight : 10.4 ounces
  • Paperback : 288 pages
  • ISBN-10 : 0393319555
  • ISBN-13 : 978-0393319552
  • Dimensions : 6.1 x 0.9 x 8.3 inches
  • Publisher : W. W. Norton & Company; Illustrated edition (January 17, 2000)
  • Language: : English
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