Russia under western eyes, 1517-1825
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Published by Elek Books in London .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • Russia

Subjects:

  • Russia -- Description and travel.,
  • Russia -- Social life and customs -- 1533-1917.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 394-396.

Statementedited with an introd. by Anthony Cross.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDK23 .C76
The Physical Object
Pagination400 p.
Number of Pages400
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4861204M
ISBN 100236176404
LC Control Number75880835

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