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From Zaire to the Democratic Republic of the Congo

by Georges Nzongola-Ntalaja

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Published by Nordiska afrikainstitutet in Uppsala .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementGeorges Nzongola-Ntalaja.
SeriesCurrent African issues,, no. 20
Classifications
LC ClassificationsMLCM 98/03117 (D)
The Physical Object
Pagination18 p. :
Number of Pages18
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL477290M
ISBN 109171064249
LC Control Number98203025

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