Cooperatives and peace in the Balkans

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Published by Sofia Press in [Sofia] .

Written in English

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  • Balkan Peninsula.


  • Cooperation and socialism -- Balkan Peninsula.,
  • Peace.

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Title in colophon: Kooperat͡s︡ii͡a︡ta i mirŭt na Balkanite.

Book details

Other titlesKooperat͡s︡ii͡a︡ta i mirŭt na Balkanite.
Statement[translated from the Bulgarian by a Sofia Press team ; compiled by Kiril Boyadjiev].
ContributionsBoi͡a︡dzhiev, Kiril.
LC ClassificationsHD3531.A4 C66 1985
The Physical Object
Pagination84 p. :
Number of Pages84
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2646936M
LC Control Number85226640

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