A century of Russian agriculture
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A century of Russian agriculture from Alexander II to Khrushchev by Lazar Volin

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Published by Harvard University Press in Cambridge, Mass .
Written in English


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Edition Notes

Statementby Lazar Volin.
SeriesRussian Research Center Studies -- 63
The Physical Object
Paginationvi,644p.
Number of Pages644
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21082534M

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