The German Democratic Republic by Peter Grieder

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Published by Palgrave Macmillan in Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire, New York .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Politics and government,
  • Communism,
  • History

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Book details

StatementPeter Grieder
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDD282 .G75 2012
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25132525M
ISBN 109780230579378
LC Control Number2011049934

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