Strangers, Spirits, And Land Reforms Conflicts About Land In Dande, Northern Zimbabwe (Afrika-Studiecentrum Series, V. 3) by Marja J. Spierenburg

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Subjects:

  • Real Estate - General,
  • Interior Design - General,
  • Dande,
  • Business & Economics,
  • Business / Economics / Finance,
  • Zimbabwe,
  • Business/Economics,
  • Rural development,
  • Land reform,
  • Ethnic Studies - General,
  • Development - General

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The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages255
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9084976M
ISBN 109004139575
ISBN 109789004139572

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