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Power and politics in the Soviet Union

Cooper, Leo

Power and politics in the Soviet Union

the crumbling of an empire

by Cooper, Leo

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Published by Macmillan in Basingstoke .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Bibliography: p154-157.-Includes index.

StatementLeo Cooper ; foreword by Philip Hanson.
The Physical Object
Paginationxi,160p. ;
Number of Pages160
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21296131M
ISBN 100333570480


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