An Ethnic History of Russia Pre-Revolutionary Times to the Present (Contributions in Ethnic Studies) by Tatiana Mastyugina

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Published by Greenwood Press .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Anthropology,
  • Ethnic studies,
  • European history (ie other than Britain & Ireland),
  • Social history,
  • Ethnohistory,
  • Russia - History,
  • Social Science,
  • Sociology,
  • Anthropology - Cultural,
  • Asia - General,
  • Europe - Russia & the Former Soviet Union,
  • History / Asia,
  • Ethnic relations,
  • Ethnology,
  • Russia,
  • Russia (Federation),
  • Soviet Union

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Book details

ContributionsVitaly Naumkin (Editor), Irina Zviagelskaia (Editor)
The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages264
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL10419664M
ISBN 100313293155
ISBN 109780313293153

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