1 edition of Present-day development of Africa. found in the catalog.
Present-day development of Africa.
by Social Sciences Today Editorial Board, USSR Academy of Sciences in Moscow
Written in English
Includes bibliographical references.
|Series||African studies by Soviet scholars ;, no. 1|
|LC Classifications||HC800 .P738 1980|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||218 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||218|
|LC Control Number||93104236|
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