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The uses of history understanding the Soviet Union and Russia by Alexander Dallin

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Published by Rowman & Littlefield Publishers in Lanham .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Soviet Union -- History,
  • Soviet Union -- Politics and government,
  • Soviet Union -- Foreign relations,
  • Soviet Union -- Foreign relations -- United States,
  • United States -- Foreign relations -- Soviet Union,
  • Soviet Union -- Historiography

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementAlexander Dallin ; edited by Gail W. Lapidus.
ContributionsLapidus, Gail Warshofsky.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDK246 .D26 2009
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 271 p. ;
Number of Pages271
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24032493M
ISBN 100742567559
ISBN 109780742567559
LC Control Number2009024649

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