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faces of Africa diversity and progress, repression and struggle : report of special study missions to Africa by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Foreign Affairs

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Published by U.S. G.P.O. in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Africa,
  • United States -- Relations -- Africa,
  • Africa -- Relations -- United States,
  • Africa -- Economic conditions -- 1960-,
  • Africa -- Social conditions -- 1960-

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementCommittee on Foreign Affairs
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 471 p. :
Number of Pages471
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18212432M

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