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Modern tsars and princes

the struggle for hegemony in Russia

by Jeremy Lester

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Published by Verso in London, New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Russia (Federation)
    • Subjects:
    • Power (Social sciences) -- Russia (Federation),
    • Authoritarianism -- Russia (Federation),
    • Russia (Federation) -- Politics and government -- 1991-

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 278-307) and index.

      StatementJeremy Lester.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsJN6692 .L47 1995
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiii, 320 p. :
      Number of Pages320
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL790871M
      ISBN 101859849148, 1859840396
      LC Control Number95023359


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