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Published by Carroll & Graf in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • Soviet Union

Subjects:

  • Soviet Union -- History -- February Revolution, 1917 -- Personal narratives,
  • Soviet Union -- Social conditions -- 1917-1945

Book details:

Edition Notes

Other titles1917, Nineteen seventeen, Russia"s year of revolution
StatementRoy Bainton.
GenrePersonal narratives.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDK265.19 .B25 2005
The Physical Object
Paginationxvii, 315 p., [8] p. of plates :
Number of Pages315
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3439588M
ISBN 10078671493X
LC Control Number2005299023
OCLC/WorldCa57677774

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