3 edition of The history of Russia found in the catalog.
The history of Russia
Charles E. Ziegler
Includes bibliographical references and index.
|Statement||Charles E. Ziegler.|
|Series||The Greenwood histories of the modern nations|
|LC Classifications||DK40 .Z54 2009|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xxvi, 252 p. :|
|Number of Pages||252|
|ISBN 10||9780313363078, 9780313363085|
|LC Control Number||2009028949|
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