African development and policy issues

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Statementsponsored by the African-American Institute in co-operation with Mayor Tom Bradley and the Task Force for Africa/Los Angeles Relations ; [edited by] Anthony J. Hughes ; [photography, Michael St. John].
ContributionsHughes, Anthony J. 1933-, African-American Institute., Los Angeles (Calif.). Mayor"s Task Force for Africa/Los Angeles Relations.
LC ClassificationsHC800 .A5648 1982
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Pagination19 p. :
Number of Pages19
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Open LibraryOL1644084M
LC Control Number91199491

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