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Dictionary of African biography

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Published by Melrose Press in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes: full text of the charter of the Organization of African Unity.

Statementcompiled by Ernest Kay
ContributionsOrganization of African Unity
The Physical Object
Paginationxviii, 340 p., [4] leaves of plates :
Number of Pages340
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24629771M
OCLC/WorldCa12619199


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