Twentieth century Yugoslavia

by Frederick Bernard Singleton

Publisher: Macmillan in London

Written in English
Published: Pages: 345 Downloads: 970
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  • Yugoslavia

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  • Yugoslavia -- Politics and government -- 1945-1980,
  • Yugoslavia -- Economic conditions -- 1945-1992

Edition Notes

StatementFred Singleton.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDR370 .S49 1976b
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 345 p. ;
Number of Pages345
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4933806M
ISBN 100333185862
LC Control Number76360720

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