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Leeds writings on Africa

M. R. Kettle

Leeds writings on Africa

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Published by University of Leeds, African Studies Unit in [Leeds, Eng.] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Africa
    • Subjects:
    • University of Leeds -- Dissertations.,
    • Africa -- Bibliography.

    • Edition Notes

      Cover title.

      Statementcompiled by M. R. Kettle.
      ContributionsUniversity of Leeds. African Studies Unit.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsZ3501 .K45
      The Physical Object
      Pagination40 p.
      Number of Pages40
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5322876M
      LC Control Number72175531


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