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Africa; a handbook to the continent.

Legum, Colin.

Africa; a handbook to the continent.

by Legum, Colin.

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Published by Praeger in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Africa.
    • Subjects:
    • Africa

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographies.

      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDT5 .L35 1966a
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxii, 558 p.
      Number of Pages558
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5983176M
      LC Control Number66012478

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