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Russia and the Soviet Union

Thompson, John M.

Russia and the Soviet Union

a historical introduction from the Kievan State to the present

by Thompson, John M.

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Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementJohn M. Thompson
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDK40 .T48 2013
    The Physical Object
    Paginationpages ;
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25372359M
    ISBN 109780813346960, 9780813346977
    LC Control Number2012025845


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