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Footsteps from the Finland station

five landmarks in the collapse of communism

by Michael Charlton

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Published by Transaction Publishers in New Brunswick, N.J .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Communism -- Soviet Union,
  • Communists -- Interviews,
  • Soviet Union -- History

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Michael Charlton
    ContributionsBritish Broadcasting Corporation
    The Physical Object
    Pagination230 p. ;
    Number of Pages230
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14681082M
    ISBN 101560000198

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