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Stealing the State

Control and Collapse in Soviet Institutions (Davis Center for Russian Studies Series, 89)

by Steven L. Solnick

  • 151 Want to read
  • 33 Currently reading

Published by Harvard University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Central government,
  • European history: postwar, from c 1945 -,
  • Political science & theory,
  • Political structure & processes,
  • Social history,
  • c 1980 to c 1990,
  • History - General History,
  • History,
  • History: World,
  • Former Soviet Union, USSR (Europe),
  • Russia,
  • Development - Economic Development,
  • Europe - Russia & the Former Soviet Union,
  • Political History,
  • History / Soviet Union

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages352
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7693564M
    ISBN 100674836812
    ISBN 109780674836815

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