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Political and diplomatic history of Russia

Vernadsky, George

Political and diplomatic history of Russia

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Published by Little, Brown, and company in Boston .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Soviet Union
    • Subjects:
    • Soviet Union -- History.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby George Vernadsky.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDK61 .V4
      The Physical Object
      Paginationix p., 2 l., [3]-499p.
      Number of Pages499
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6337072M
      LC Control Number36011172
      OCLC/WorldCa990214

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