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Russian history and politics selected reference works by Robert W. Thurston

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Published by Harlan Hatcher Graduate Library, University of Michigan in [Ann Arbor] .
Written in English



  • Soviet Union


  • Soviet Union -- History -- Bibliography -- Catalogs.,
  • Soviet Union -- History -- Sources -- Bibliography -- Catalogs.

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Edition Notes

Statementby Robert W. Thurston and William G. Rosenberg.
SeriesGraduate Library guide series
ContributionsRosenberg, William G., Harlan Hatcher Graduate Library.
LC ClassificationsZ2506 .T47, DK40 .T47
The Physical Object
Pagination57 p. ;
Number of Pages57
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3923912M
LC Control Number81621451

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