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Glimpses of Africa

Glen Natalier

Glimpses of Africa

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Published by McGraw-Hill in Sydney, New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Africa,
  • Africa.
    • Subjects:
    • Africa -- Description and travel.,
    • Africa.

    • About the Edition

      A textbook which explores the geography, people, and countries of Africa.

      Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographies and index.

      Statement[by] Glen Natalier.
      SeriesGlimpses series
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDT12.2 .N37
      The Physical Object
      Pagination224 p. :
      Number of Pages224
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4952379M
      ISBN 100070932247
      LC Control Number76380589
      OCLC/WorldCa2645100

      sharing Africa with the world, one glimpse at a time.


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