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city in modern Africa

Conference on Methods and Objectives of Urban Research in Africa Airlie House 1965.

city in modern Africa

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Published by Pall Mall P. in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Africa.
    • Subjects:
    • Cities and towns -- Africa,
    • Urbanization -- Africa

    • Edition Notes

      Statementedited by Horace Miner.
      Series[Pall Mall Library of African affairs]
      ContributionsMiner, Horace Mitchell, 1912- ed., Joint Committee on African Studies.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHT148.A2 C6 1965
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxi, 364 p.
      Number of Pages364
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5650834M
      LC Control Number68089608


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