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GDR approaches the 1990s

GDR approaches the 1990s

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Published by California State University, Bakersfield in Bakersfield .
Written in English


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Published in East Central Europe/L"Europe du Centre-Est, vols. 14-15, 1987-1988 (printed as one volume).

Other titlesEast Central Europe.
Statementedited by Mike Dennis.
ContributionsDennis, Mike, 1940-
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Open LibraryOL17231750M

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