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Japan in Manchuria

By: Dashinsky, S. & N. Fokin (editor)

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New York, Workers Library Publishers: 1932

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 18968

Condition: Very Good

Card covers show some shelf wear, staples are rusted, price has been altered in ink on front cover. A few pages show some creasing. ; A tight solid book. ; Maps; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 47 pages; "A full statement of Japan's aims and methods and the menace to the Soviet Union (with maps)." With Japan's incursions into China and Manchuria pre WWII, Russia became concerned what their intentions might be toward the Soviet Union. View more info

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Views of 18th Century Russia; Costumes, Customs, History

By: Pallas, Peter Simon; Robert Johnson; William Miller

Price: $22.50

Publisher: New York, Portland House: 1990

Edition: Compilation

Seller ID: 13785

ISBN: 0517699494

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket

Only light edge wear to book and DJ; A bright, solid book, DJ in Mylar ; 13.5 x 9.5 inches; 224 pages; "Views of 18th Century Russia has been compiled from extracts taken from three sources: Travels Through the Southern Provinces of the Russian Empire in the Years 1793 and 1794 by Professor P. S. Pallas, Volumes I and II; Travels Through Part of the Russian Empire and the Country of Poland: Along the Southern Shores of the Baltic, by Robert Johnston, 1815 and The Costume of the Russian Empire, published in 1803 by William Miller" View more info

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A History of Twentieth-Century Russia

By: Service, Robert

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Cambridge, MA, Harvard University Press: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16780

ISBN: 0674403479

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket

Only slight wear ; A bright, solid book, dustjacket in Mylar, unclipped.; 9.49 X 6.43 X 2.23 inches; 654 pages; "Russia has had an extraordinary history in the twentieth century. As the first Communist society, the USSR was both an admired model and an object of fear and hatred to the rest of the world.How are we to make sense of this history? A History of Twentieth-Century Russia treats the years from 1917 to 1991 as a single period and analyzes the peculiar mixture of political, economic, and social ingredients that made up the Soviet formula. Under a succession of leaders from Lenin ... View more info

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Consumer's Co-Operatives in the U.S.S.R.

By: Various

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Moscow, USSR: 1962

Edition: First English Edition

Seller ID: 16577

Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket

Wear to the extremities of the paper covered boards and cloth spine, some scuffing, discard stamp front and back end papers. ; A tight solid book. Liberally illustrated with 150 B&W and colorised photos, maps. ; B&W Photographs; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 155 pages; This book is an book of praise for the co-operative system in Russia in mid century put out by the government of the time. It describes the structure of the system, how it is "broken up into 17,500 consumers' societies which are associated into 2780 district unions, into 158 regional, territorial and republican unions i... View more info