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The Soviet Union

G. Melvyn Howe

The Soviet Union

by G. Melvyn Howe

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Published by Macdonald & Evans in London .
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  • Soviet Union
    • Subjects:
    • Economic geography.,
    • Soviet Union -- Economic conditions.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 381-384.

      Statement[by] G. Melvyn Howe.
      SeriesThe New certificate geography series; Advanced level
      LC ClassificationsDK17 .H6
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxix, 403 p.
      Number of Pages403
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5664631M
      ISBN 100712119078
      LC Control Number68115280

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      Alternative Titles: Russia, Sojuz Sovetskich Socialisticeskich Respublik, Sovetsky Soyuz, Soyuz Sovetskikh Sotsialisticheskikh Respublik, U.S.S.R., Union of Soviet Socialist Republics During the period of its existence, the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics was by area the world’s largest. Apr 01,  · The material that Sakwa has selected presents a well-knit view of the Soviet Union. This book is clearly orientated towards giving an account of Soviet history that recognises political developments as lying at the heart of the experience of the state and its people. There is an unusual emphasis on Soviet political ideas, allowing readers to.

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