Late Stalinist Russia
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Late Stalinist Russia society between reconstruction and reinvention

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Published by Routledge in Abingdon, Oxon [England], New York .
Written in English


  • Stalin, Joseph, -- 1879-1953,
  • Soviet Union -- Social conditions,
  • Soviet Union -- Social policy

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Statementedited by Juliane Fürst.
SeriesBASEES/Routledge series on Russian and East European Studies -- 29
ContributionsFurst, Juliane, 1973-
LC ClassificationsHN523 .L37 2006
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 287 p. :
Number of Pages287
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22749426M
ISBN 100415374766
ISBN 109780415374767

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