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Communism a brief history by Richard Pipes

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Published by Weidenfeld and Nicolson in London .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Communism -- History.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographic references and index.

StatementRichard Pipes.
SeriesUniversal history
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHX36 .P495 2001
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 180 p.
Number of Pages180
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22465350M
ISBN 100297646885, 0679640509

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