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The Global failure of socialism

The Global failure of socialism

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Published by Hillsdale College Press in Hillsdale, Mich .
Written in English

  • Socialism.,
  • Communism.,
  • Soviet Union -- Politics and government -- 1945-1991.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    StatementRichard M. Ebeling, editor.
    SeriesChampions of freedom -- v. 19.
    ContributionsEbeling, Richard M.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 170 p. :
    Number of Pages170
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18551069M
    ISBN 100916308782
    LC Control Number91078025

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