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Africa in transition: geographical essays

B. W. Hodder

Africa in transition: geographical essays

by B. W. Hodder

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Published by Methuen, Barnes & Noble in London, New York .
Written in

    Subjects:
  • Africa.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographies.

    Statementedited by B. W. Hodder and D. R. Harris.
    ContributionsHarris, David R.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDT3 .H63 1967
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiii, 378 p.
    Number of Pages378
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17757683M

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