States, societies, cultures East and West : essays in honor of Jaroslaw Pelenski

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  • Europe, Eastern

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  • Pelenski, Jaroslaw, 1929-,
  • History, Modern,
  • Europe, Eastern -- History

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Statementedited by Janusz Duzinkiewicz ... [et al.].
ContributionsPelenski, Jaroslaw, 1929-, Duzinkiewicz, Janusz., Nat͡s︡ionalʹna akademii͡a︡ nauk Ukraïny. European Research Institute., V. Lypynsky East European Research Institute.
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LC ClassificationsDJK40 .S73 2004
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Paginationp. cm.
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Open LibraryOL3694146M
ISBN 100883541815
LC Control Number2003070434

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