Economic and social consequences of racial discriminatory practices. by United Nations. Economic Commission for Africa.

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SeriesUnited Nations. Document, E/CN.14/132/rev.1, [Document] (United Nations) ;, E/CN.14/132/rev.1.
LC ClassificationsJX1977 .A2 E/CN.14/132/rev. 1
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Pagination84 p.
Number of Pages84
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