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Kolyma the Arctic death camps by Robert Conquest

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Published by Oxford University Press in Oxford, New York .
Written in English


  • Kolyma (Concentration camp),
  • Penal colonies, Russian,
  • Political prisoners -- Soviet Union

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementRobert Conquest
The Physical Object
Pagination256 p. ;
Number of Pages256
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22776656M
ISBN 100192850911
LC Control Number79040973

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