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Russian transport 1913-1945

J. N. Westwood

Russian transport 1913-1945

a supplement to Economic transformation in the USSR

by J. N. Westwood

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Published by University of Birmingham, Centre for Russian and East European Studies in Birmingham [England] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Transportation and state -- Soviet Union.,
  • Soviet Union -- Economic conditions -- 1917-1945.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesEconomic transformation of the Soviet Union, 1913-1945.
    Statementby J.N. Westwood.
    SeriesCREES discussion papers -- no. 37
    ContributionsUniversity of Birmingham. Centre for Russian and East European Studies.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHE255
    The Physical Object
    Pagination42 p. ;
    Number of Pages42
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18330543M

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