South Africa, the West and the frontline states.

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Scandinavian Institute of African Studies , Uppsala
Africa, Southern -- Foreign relations -- 1975-1994 -- Congresses., South Africa -- Foreign relations -- 1978-1989 -- Congre


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SeriesCurrent African issues,, no. 1, 1981, Current African issues ;, no. 1.
ContributionsNordiska Afrikainstitutet.
LC ClassificationsDT746 .S57 1981
The Physical Object
Pagination34 leaves :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3522397M
LC Control Number82106452

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