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Stalin"s legacy

Struan Stevenson

Stalin"s legacy

the Soviet war on nature

by Struan Stevenson

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Published by Birlinn in Edinburgh .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Social conditions,
  • Environmental degradation,
  • Environmental conditions,
  • Influence

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 241-248) and index.

    Statementby Struan Stevenson
    The Physical Object
    Pagination254 p., [8] p. of plates
    Number of Pages254
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27138402M
    ISBN 101780270909
    ISBN 109781780270906
    OCLC/WorldCa794816291

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