Present state of communist internationalism

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Statementedited by Lawrence L. Whetten.
ContributionsWhetten, Lawrence L., Stiftung Wissenschaft und Politik., University of Southern California. German Graduate Program.
LC ClassificationsHX13.A3 P73 1983
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 253 p. ;
Number of Pages253
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Open LibraryOL3506550M
ISBN 100669055824
LC Control Number82047775

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