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Soviet Asia

Violet Conolly

Soviet Asia

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Published by Oxford university press, H. Milford in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Soviet Union, Asiatic.
    • Subjects:
    • Soviet Union, Asiatic

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Violet Conolly.
      SeriesOxford pamphlets on world affairs,, no. 62
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsD411 .O8 no.62
      The Physical Object
      Pagination32 p.
      Number of Pages32
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6449596M
      LC Control Number43003574
      OCLC/WorldCa5115040

      Soviet Central Asia is an area of low productivity, and the book considers the lack of support from Soviet central government to the region. Wishing to maximize their return to capital and labor, the government is concentrating its investment in the European West and directing insufficient funds for a . For their new book Soviet Asia: Soviet Modernist Architecture in Central Asia, published by Fuel Design, they traveled to the former Soviet republics of Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan, and. Soviet Union, East and South Asia. Contributor Names United States. Central Intelligence Agency, cartographer. Created / Published [Washington, D.C.]: [Central .


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