Materials for the study of the Soviet system State and party constitutions, laws, decrees, decisions, and official statements of the leaders in translation by James Hans Meisel

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Statementedited by James H. Meisel and Edward S. Kozera
ContributionsKommunisticheskai︠a︡ partii︠a︡ Sovetskogo Soi︠u︡za. Sʺezd
LC ClassificationsJN6503 .M4 1953
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Paginationlxxxiv, 613 p. ;
Number of Pages613
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Open LibraryOL24857344M
LC Control Number55000447

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