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Eastern Europe and the Soviet Union

Kerr, James geographer.

Eastern Europe and the Soviet Union

a modern study

by Kerr, James geographer.

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Published by W. & R. Chambers in Edinburgh, London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Europe, Eastern,
  • Soviet Union
    • Subjects:
    • Europe, Eastern -- Geography.,
    • Soviet Union -- Geography.

    • Edition Notes

      Col. maps on endpapers.

      Statementmaps and diagrams by Marc Sale.
      SeriesChambers"s modern geography series
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDR16 .K4
      The Physical Object
      Pagination200 p.
      Number of Pages200
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5575185M
      LC Control Number67086139

      Book Description: The book examines the role of Western broadcasting to the Soviet Union and Eastern Europe during the Cold War, with a focus on Radio Free Europe and Radio Liberty. It includes chapters by radio veterans and by scholars who have conducted research on the subject in once-secret Soviet bloc archives and in Western records.


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