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Angola and southern Africa uncertain futures by Pierre Beaudet

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Published by Centre for Southern African Studies, University of the Western Cape in Bellville, [South Africa] .
Written in English



  • Angola,
  • Africa, Southern


  • Angola -- Politics and government -- 1975-,
  • Angola -- History -- Civil War, 1975- -- Peace.,
  • Africa, Southern -- Politics and government -- 1975-1994.

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementPierre Beaudet, Daniel dos Santos, Brian Wood.
SeriesSouthern African perspectives ;, 7, Southern African perspectives ;, no. 7.
ContributionsDos Santos, Daniel., Wood, Brian.
LC ClassificationsDT1420 .B43 1991
The Physical Object
Pagination17 p. ;
Number of Pages17
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6893443M
ISBN 101868080633
LC Control Number00690296

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