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Africa and empire

W.M. Macmillan, historian and social critic

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Published by Published for the Institute of Commonwealth Studies by T. Smith in Aldershot, Hants, England .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Africa,
  • South Africa
    • Subjects:
    • Macmillan, William M. 1885-1974.,
    • Historians -- South Africa -- Biography.,
    • Africa -- Historiography.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementedited by Hugh MacMillan and Shula Marks.
      SeriesCommonwealth papers ;, 25
      ContributionsMacMillan, Hugh, Ph. D.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsMLCS 92/13397 (D)
      The Physical Object
      Pagination353 p. ;
      Number of Pages353
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2255043M
      ISBN 100566054949
      LC Control Number89133254

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