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State control in Soviet Russia

E. A. Rees

State control in Soviet Russia

the rise and fall of the Workers" and Peasants" Inspectorate, 1920-34

by E. A. Rees

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Published by Macmillan Press, in association with the Centre for Russian and East European Studies, University of Birmingham in Basingstoke, Hampshire .
Written in English

  • Social control.,
  • Soviet Union -- Social conditions -- 1917-,
  • Soviet Union -- Economic conditions -- 1917-1945.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementE.A. Rees.
    SeriesStudies in Soviet history and society
    ContributionsUniversity of Birmingham. Centre for Russian and East European Studies.
    LC ClassificationsHN523 .R43
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxv, 315, [1] leaf of plates :
    Number of Pages315
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19981472M
    ISBN 100333436032

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