Revolution and culture

the Bogdanov-Lenin controversy by Zenovia A. Sochor

Publisher: Cornell University Press in Ithaca

Written in English
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  • Bogdanov, A. 1873-1928 -- Political and social views.,
  • Lenin, Vladimir Ilʹich, 1870-1924.,
  • Soviet Union -- History -- Revolution, 1917-1921.,
  • Soviet Union -- Cultural policy.

Edition Notes

StatementZenovia A. Sochor.
SeriesStudies of the Harriman Institute, Studies in Soviet history and society, Studies in Soviet history and society (Ithaca, N.Y.)
LC ClassificationsPG3467.M29 Z88 1988
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 258 p. :
Number of Pages258
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2395370M
ISBN 100801420881
LC Control Number87025063

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