Portuguese Africa.

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Published by Intelligence International Ltd. in Cheltenham .

Written in English

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Places:

  • Mozambique.,
  • Angola.

Subjects:

  • Mozambique.,
  • Angola.

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Book details

SeriesSpecial brief ; no. 44
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDT453 .P67
The Physical Object
Pagination[3], 19 p. ;
Number of Pages19
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5254861M
ISBN 100904771008
LC Control Number75327951

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