War, Revolution, and Peace in Russia The Passages of Frank Golder, 1914-1927 (Hoover Press Publication, No 411)

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ContributionsTerrence Emmons (Editor), Bertrand M. Patenaude (Editor)
The Physical Object
Number of Pages369
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ISBN 100817991921
ISBN 109780817991920

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Our gracious sovereign recognizes his high vocation and will be true to it. That is the one thing I have faith in! The Revolution was a grand thing!” continued.

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