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The Russian Revolution (Opus Books)

Sheila Fitzpatrick

The Russian Revolution (Opus Books)

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Published by Oxford University Press, USA .
Written in English


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Number of Pages192
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Open LibraryOL7384693M
ISBN 100192891480
ISBN 109780192891488


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