|Statement||[by] R. Conquest.|
|Series||Harper torchbooks. The Academy library/TB 1307|
|LC Classifications||DK274 .C62 1967|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xi, 484 p.|
|Number of Pages||484|
|LC Control Number||67004628|
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