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Published by Dartmouth, Ashgate in Aldershot, Burlington, VT .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Comparative government.,
  • Post-communism.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

Statementedited by Stephen White and Daniel N. Nelson. Vol.1.
SeriesThe international library of politics and comparative government
ContributionsWhite, Stephen, 1945-, Nelson, Daniel N., 1948-
Classifications
LC ClassificationsJF51
The Physical Object
Pagination534p. ;
Number of Pages534
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18536873M

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