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Soviet Transcaucasia and Central Asia

J. L. Black

Soviet Transcaucasia and Central Asia

overview and prognosis

by J. L. Black

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  • 26 Currently reading

Published by Canadian Institute of International Affairs in Toronto .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Nationalism and socialism -- Soviet Union.,
  • Nationalism -- Soviet Union.,
  • Soviet Union -- Social conditions -- 20th century.,
  • Soviet Union -- Economic conditions -- 20th century.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementJ.L. Black.
    SeriesBehind the headlines -- v. 44, no.5
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDK274 .B53 1987
    The Physical Object
    Pagination20 p.
    Number of Pages20
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21480171M

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