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The land and people of the Soviet Union

by William George Andrews

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Published by HarperCollins in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Soviet Union,
  • Soviet Union.
    • Subjects:
    • Soviet Union -- History -- Juvenile literature.,
    • Soviet Union -- Geography -- Juvenile literature.,
    • Soviet Union.

    • About the Edition

      Introduces the history, geography, people, culture, government, and economy of the Soviet Union.

      Edition Notes

      Statementby William G. Andrews.
      SeriesPortraits of the nations
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDK40 .A48 1991
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxv, 304 p. :
      Number of Pages304
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1854020M
      ISBN 100060200340, 0060200359
      LC Control Number90005746

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