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Soviet affairs.

Soviet affairs.

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Published by Chatto & Windus in London .
Written in English

  • Russia -- History -- 1917- -- Collections,
  • Russia -- Politics and government -- 20th century

  • Edition Notes

    Editor: v. 4- Michael Kaser.

    SeriesSt. Antony"s papers -- no. 19, St. Antony"s papers (London, England) -- no. 19
    ContributionsKaser, Michael Charles.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationv. 4. ;
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19733209M

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