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The Vanishing Hectare

Property and Value in Postsocialist Transylvania (Culture and Society After Socialism)

by Katherine Verdery

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Published by Cornell University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • European history: postwar, from c 1945 -,
  • Rural communities,
  • Social & cultural anthropology,
  • c 1990 to c 2000,
  • Peasantry,
  • General,
  • Social Science,
  • History - General History,
  • Sociology,
  • Former Soviet Union, USSR (Europe),
  • Post-communism,
  • Anthropology - Cultural,
  • Eastern Europe - Balkan Republics,
  • Eastern Europe - General,
  • Transylvania (Romania),
  • Land reform,
  • Romania,
  • Transylvania

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages432
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7849298M
    ISBN 100801488699
    ISBN 109780801488696


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