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Iron Curtain rising

a personal journey through the changing landscape of Eastern Europe

by Peter Laufer

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Published by Mercury House in San Francisco .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Europe, Eastern
    • Subjects:
    • Laufer, Peter -- Travel -- Europe, Eastern.,
    • Europe, Eastern -- Description and travel.,
    • Europe, Eastern -- History -- 1989-

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 207-209).

      Statementby Peter Laufer ; foreword by Rainer Hildebrandt.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDJK18 .L38 1991
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxvi, 212 p. :
      Number of Pages212
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1534187M
      ISBN 101562790153
      LC Control Number91011997

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