The lust for power nationalism, Slovakia, and the Communists, 1918-1948 by Yeshayahu A. Jelinek

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Published by East European Monographs, Distributed by Columbia University Press in Boulder, Co, New York .

Written in English

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  • Slovakia,
  • Slovakia.

Subjects:

  • Nationalism -- Slovakia.,
  • Slovakia -- History -- 1918-1992.

Edition Notes

Book details

StatementYeshayahu A. Jelinek.
SeriesEast European monographs ;, no. 130
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDB2807 .J44 1983
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 185 p. ;
Number of Pages185
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3515661M
ISBN 100880330198
LC Control Number82083526

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