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Eight pieces of empire

Lawrence Scott Sheets

Eight pieces of empire

a 20-year journey through the Soviet collapse

by Lawrence Scott Sheets

  • 328 Want to read
  • 27 Currently reading

Published by Crown Publishers in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Post-communism,
  • Travel,
  • Description and travel,
  • Social change,
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [315]-318).

    StatementLawrence Scott Sheets
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDK286 .S44 2011
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvi, 318 p. :
    Number of Pages318
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25138711M
    ISBN 109780307395825, 9780307888853
    LC Control Number2011023849

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