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Ayn Rand and Song of Russia

Robert Mayhew

Ayn Rand and Song of Russia

Communism and anti-Communism in 1940s Hollywood

by Robert Mayhew

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Published by Scarecrow Press in Lanham, Md .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Rand, Ayn -- Political and social views,
  • United States. -- Congress. -- House. -- Committee on Un-American Activities,
  • Song of Russia (Motion picture),
  • Communism and motion pictures -- United States

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 205-208) and index.

    StatementRobert Mayhew.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN1997.S63335 M39 2005
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxv, 213 p. ;
    Number of Pages213
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18806857M
    ISBN 100810852764
    LC Control Number2004011944
    OCLC/WorldCa55474309

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