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Empire of knowledge the Academy of Sciences of the USSR (1917-1970) by Alexander Vucinich

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Published by University of California Press in Berkeley .
Written in English


  • Akademii͡a︡ nauk SSSR -- History

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Edition Notes

StatementAlexander Vucinich.
LC ClassificationsAS262.A68 V79 1984
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 484 p. ;
Number of Pages484
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3161687M
ISBN 100520048717
LC Control Number83003484

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