A short history of Soviet society by IНЎUriД­ Aleksandrovich PoliНЎakov

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Published by Progress in Moscow .

Written in English

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  • Soviet Union

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  • Soviet Union -- History.

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Includes bibliographical references.

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StatementY. Polyakov, V. Lelchuk, A. Protopopov ; edited by Y. Polyakov ; translated from the Russian by Katherine Judelson, Anatoly Bratov, and David Fidlon.
SeriesBooks about the USSR
ContributionsLelʹchuk, V. S. joint author., Protopopov, A. S. joint author.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDK266 .P61313
The Physical Object
Pagination661 p., [1] fold. leaf of plates :
Number of Pages661
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4487957M
LC Control Number79317170

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