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Gorbachev"s USSR

a system in crisis

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Published by St. Martin"s Press in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Soviet Union
    • Subjects:
    • Perestroĭka -- Congresses.,
    • Soviet Union -- Politics and government -- 1985-1991 -- Congresses.,
    • Soviet Union -- Foreign relations -- 1985-1991 -- Congresses.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementedited by Uri Ra"anan and Igor Lukes ; foreword by George R. Urban.
      ContributionsGorbachev, Mikhail Sergeevich, 1931-, Ra"anan, Uri, 1926-, Lukes, Igor.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDK286.5 .G67 1990
      The Physical Object
      FormatHardcover
      Paginationxxi, 154 p. ;
      Number of Pages154
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2225489M
      ISBN 100312044925
      LC Control Number89070321


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