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The British in Africa

Donald Taylor

The British in Africa

by Donald Taylor

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Published by R. Hale in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Political parties,
  • British,
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliography.

    The Physical Object
    Pagination192 p.
    Number of Pages192
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26984602M
    OCLC/WorldCa1469697

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