Russian national myth in transition by L. Kiseleva

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Published by University Of Tartu Press in [Tartur, Estonia] .

Written in English

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  • Mythology,
  • Russian National characteristics,
  • Ethnicity

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StatementUniversity of Tartu, Department of Slavonic Languages and Literatures, Department of Russian Literature ; managing editor: Ljubov Kisseljova
SeriesActa Slavica Estonica -- VI, Studia Russica Helsingiensia et Tartuensia -- XIV, Acta slavica estonica -- VI., Studia Russica Helsingiensia et Tartuensia -- XIV.
ContributionsTartu Ülikool
LC ClassificationsJN6584 .R87 2014
The Physical Object
Pagination299 pages
Number of Pages299
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL27203396M
ISBN 109949327474
ISBN 109789949327478

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