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Poland since 1956 by Tadeusz N. Cieplak

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Published by Twayne Publishers in New York .
Written in English


  • Poland -- Politics and government -- 1945-1980,
  • Poland -- Economic conditions -- 1945-,
  • Poland -- Relations -- United States,
  • United States -- Relations -- Poland

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Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 459-467.

Statementreadings and essays on Polish government and politics selected and edited by Tadeusz N. Cieplak.
The Physical Object
Pagination482 p.;
Number of Pages482
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23744482M

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