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Memoirs of a Soviet diplomat

twenty years in the service of the U.S.S.R.

by Alexandre Barmine

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Published by Hyperion Press in Westport, Conn .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Soviet Union
    • Subjects:
    • Barmine, Alexandre.,
    • Soviet Union -- Foreign relations -- 1917-1945.,
    • Soviet Union -- Politics and government -- 1917-1936.

    • Edition Notes

      Reprint of the 1938 ed. published by L. Dickson, London.

      StatementTranslated by Gerard Hopkins.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDK268.B3 A4 1973
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxvi, 360 p.
      Number of Pages360
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5412597M
      ISBN 100883550407
      LC Control Number73003736

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