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Impressions of southern Africa

George S. McGovern

Impressions of southern Africa

a report to the Committee on Foreign Relations, United States Senate, December 1979.

by George S. McGovern

  • 48 Want to read
  • 28 Currently reading

Published by U.S. Govt. Print. Off. in Washington .
Written in English

  • Africa, Southern,
  • United States,
  • Zimbabwe
    • Subjects:
    • Africa, Southern -- Foreign relations -- United States.,
    • United States -- Foreign relations -- Africa, Southern.,
    • Africa, Southern -- Politics and government -- 1975-1994.,
    • Africa, Southern -- Strategic aspects.,
    • Zimbabwe -- Politics and government -- 1979-1980.,
    • Africa, Southern -- Foreign relations -- 1975-1994.

    • Edition Notes

      At head of title: 96th Congress, 1st session. Committee print.

      ContributionsUnited States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Foreign Relations.
      LC ClassificationsDT747.U6 M33
      The Physical Object
      Paginationv, 38 p. ;
      Number of Pages38
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4236620M
      LC Control Number80601034

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