Heroes, Martyrs and Villains in Russian Life Sciences by S. E. Shnoll

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  • History,
  • Scientists - General,
  • Biography & Autobiography,
  • Science,
  • Science/Mathematics

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Number of Pages300
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Open LibraryOL11388088M
ISBN 100817639837
ISBN 109780817639839

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