Russian Revolution from Lenin to Stalin, 1917-1929 by Edward Hallett Carr

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Published by Macmillan in London .

Written in English

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  • Soviet Union -- History -- Revolution, 1917-1921,
  • Soviet Union -- History

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Includes index

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StatementEdward Hallett Carr
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 200 p. ;
Number of Pages200
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14473727M
ISBN 100333233425

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