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The Strange Death of Soviet Communism A Postscript by Nikolas Gvosdev

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Published by Transaction Publishers .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • European studies,
  • International relations,
  • Political science & theory,
  • History,
  • Politics / Current Events,
  • History: World,
  • Former Soviet Union, USSR (Europe),
  • Russia,
  • Europe - General,
  • General,
  • History & Theory - General,
  • Political Ideologies - Communism & Socialism,
  • Political Science / General,
  • International Relations - General

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages240
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL11716241M
ISBN 101412806976
ISBN 109781412806978

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