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U.S.S.R., her life and her people.

Maurice Dobb

U.S.S.R., her life and her people.

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Published by University of London Press in Bickley, Kent .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Russia.

  • Edition Notes

    Maps on end paper.

    The Physical Object
    Pagination139 p. front., illus., diagrs.
    Number of Pages139
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14911298M

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