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A century of Russian agriculture

Lazar Volin

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

    Places:
  • Soviet Union
    • Subjects:
    • Agriculture -- Soviet Union -- History.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references.

      SeriesRussian Research Center studies,, no. 63, Russian Research Center studies ;, 63.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsS469.R9 V57
      The Physical Object
      Paginationviii, 644 p.
      Number of Pages644
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5314948M
      ISBN 100674106210
      LC Control Number72119075


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