study of contemporary Czechoslovakia.

Faculty Supervisory Committee: Bert F. Hoselitz, Chauncy D. Harris [and] George B. Carson. Editor: Jan Hajda; contributors: Josef Anderle [and others] by University of Chicago. Division of the Social Sciences.

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Edition Notes

Other titlesContemporary Czechoslovakia
SeriesSubcontractor"s monograph, HRAF-15, Subcontractor"s monograph -- HRAF-15
ContributionsHajda, Jan, 1927-
LC ClassificationsDB215.5 C45
The Physical Object
Number of Pages637
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14108582M

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