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Soviet Nationalities Data: 1926 and 1959 Censuses

The Soviet Nationalities Data: From the Censuses of 1926 and 1959, compiled by Brian Silver, Department of Political Science, University of Wisconsin-Madison, represent an attempt to compile as much of the systematically arranged quantitative data on Soviet nationalities as could be garnered from published sources. The principal sources were the 1926 and 1959 Soviet census reports and other statistical handbooks. For more information about this data set, please read the study description.

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