Russian bolshevism and British labor, 1917-1921
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Published by East European Monographs, Distributed by Columbia University Press in Boulder [Colo.], New York .
Written in English



  • Great Britain,
  • Soviet Union


  • Communism -- Great Britain -- History,
  • Communism -- Soviet Union -- History,
  • Working class -- Great Britain -- Political activity -- History -- 20th century,
  • Great Britain -- Foreign relations -- Soviet Union,
  • Soviet Union -- Foreign relations -- Great Britain

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Edition Notes

Statementby Morton H. Cowden.
SeriesEast European monographs ;, no. 153
LC ClassificationsHX243 .C69 1984
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 238 p. ;
Number of Pages238
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3195575M
ISBN 100880330457
LC Control Number83082282

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