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Published by Macmillan in London .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Soviet Union -- Politics and government -- 1953-

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes index.

Statementedited by Archie Brown and Michael Kaser.
SeriesSt. Antony"s/Macmillan series
ContributionsBrown, Archie, 1938-, Kaser, Michael.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDK274
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv,282p. :
Number of Pages282
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14997080M
ISBN 100333331397, 0333331400

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