Power and policy in Communist systems
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Published by Wiley in New York .
Written in English



  • Communist countries


  • Communist state.,
  • Communist countries -- Politics and government.

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Includes bibliographies and index.

StatementGary K. Bertsch.
LC ClassificationsJC474 .B448 1982
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 192 p. :
Number of Pages192
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4273423M
ISBN 100471090050
LC Control Number81019715

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