The awakening of the Soviet Union by Geoffrey A. Hosking

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Published by Harvard University Press in Cambridge, Mass .

Written in English

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  • Soviet Union


  • Perestroĭka,
  • Soviet Union -- Politics and government -- 1985-1991,
  • Soviet Union -- Intellectual life -- 1970-1991,
  • Soviet Union -- Social life and customs -- 1970-1991

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 163-176).

Book details

StatementGeoffrey Hosking.
LC ClassificationsDK288 .H67 1990
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 182 p. ;
Number of Pages182
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2215689M
ISBN 100674055500
LC Control Number89038876

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