Includes bibliographical references (p. 249-281) and index.
|Statement||Larry J. Ray.|
|Series||Studies of communism in transition|
|LC Classifications||HM73 .R39 1996|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xi, 288 p. :|
|Number of Pages||288|
|LC Control Number||95042409|
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