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Old September 24th, 2012, 11:53 AM   #8
Steve Price
Join Date: May 2008
Posts: 106

Hi Martin

I doubt that Gantzhorn's book is the most widely read rug book in the world, and I don't think many ruggies take it as serious scholarship - it's much too ethnocentric. His ideas are interesting, but are mostly fantasy masquerading as scholarship.


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