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Published by Routledge in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • Soviet Union

Subjects:

  • Police -- Soviet Union -- History.,
  • Law enforcement -- Soviet Union -- History.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementLouise I. Shelley.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHV8224 .S376 1996
The Physical Object
Paginationxx, 269 p. :
Number of Pages269
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL797852M
ISBN 100415104696, 041510470X
LC Control Number95034020

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