Russian literature

ideals and realities by Peter Kropotkin

Publisher: Black Rose Books in Montreal, New York

Written in English
Cover of: Russian literature | Peter Kropotkin
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  • Russian literature -- 19th century -- History and criticism

Edition Notes

StatementPeter Kropotkin ; introduction by George Woodcock.
ContributionsWoodcock, George, 1912-
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPG3012 .K72 1991
The Physical Object
Paginationxxxiv, 376 p. ;
Number of Pages376
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1897569M
ISBN 100921689845, 0921689853
LC Control Number90083627

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