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Flappers and foxtrotters

Anne E. Gorsuch

Flappers and foxtrotters

Soviet youth in the "roaring twenties"

by Anne E. Gorsuch

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Published by Center for Russian & East European studies, University of Pittsburgh in Pittsburgh, Pa .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Soviet Union,
  • Soviet Union.
    • Subjects:
    • Youth -- Soviet Union -- History.,
    • Dance -- Political aspects -- Soviet Union.,
    • Fashion -- Political aspects -- Soviet Union.,
    • Soviet Union -- Social life and customs -- 1917-1970.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 25-33).

      StatementAnne E. Gorsuch.
      SeriesThe Carl Beck papers in Russian & East European studies ;, no. 1102, Carl Beck papers in Russian and East European studies ;, no. 1102.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHQ799.S69 G67 1994
      The Physical Object
      Pagination33 p. ;
      Number of Pages33
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL929188M
      LC Control Number95229091
      OCLC/WorldCa31961648

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