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Lenin Lives!

The Lenin Cult in Soviet Russia, Enlarged Edition

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PAPERBACK

$36.00 • £31.95 • €32.95

ISBN 9780674524316

Publication Date: 04/25/1997

Short

315 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

27 illustrations

World

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