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2 edition of Brief history of Russia ... found in the catalog.

Brief history of Russia ...

M. N. Pokrovskiĭ

Brief history of Russia ...

By M.N. Pokrovsky.

by M. N. Pokrovskiĭ

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  • 14 Currently reading

Published by International Publishers in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Soviet Union -- History.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementTranslated by D.S. Mirsky.
    ContributionsMirsky, D. S., Prince, 1890-1939.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination2 v.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16542536M

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