The Moldovans Romania, Russia, and the politics of culture by King, Charles

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Published by Hoover Institution Press in Stanford, CA .

Written in English

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Places:

  • Moldova

Subjects:

  • Moldova -- History.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [273]-294) and index.

Book details

StatementCharles King.
SeriesStudies of nationalities
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDK509.54 .K56 2000
The Physical Object
Paginationxxix, 303 p. :
Number of Pages303
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL45253M
ISBN 100817997911, 081799792X
LC Control Number99041906

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I'm sure that all of you have something very special to share from your mother's dishes. This is what I tried to do with this project: to collect, cook, take nice pictures and archive the best recipes from my family.

I worked on this book together with my mother.

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