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“an excellent strategic and operational analysis of this mostly ignored campaign . . .”
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This book is absolutely essential reading for anyone hoping to understand post-Soviet Russia and America’s role in shaping its trajectories at home and on the world stage.
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Here is a wide-ranging history and analysis of a force—migration—that has shaped Europe and continues to do so today.
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“As a reference work, Desmarais’ study succeeds in its intended purpose.”
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