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Published by U.M.I. in Ann Arbor, MI .
Written in English



  • Russia


  • Legat, Nikolaĭ Gustavovich, 1869-1937.,
  • Ballet -- History -- 20th century.,
  • Ballet -- Russia -- History.

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Edition Notes

StatementMiller, Alison.
LC ClassificationsGV1787 .M566 1990
The Physical Object
Paginationiv, 159 p. :
Number of Pages159
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL533959M
LC Control Number96111255

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