History and socio-economic development in Sierra Leone
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Published by Sladea in Freetown .
Written in English



  • Sierra Leone


  • Sierra Leone -- History,
  • Sierra Leone -- Economic conditions,
  • Sierra Leone -- Social conditions

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

Statementby C. Magbaily Fyle ; with a contribution by Paul Richards.
ContributionsRichards, Paul, 1945 May 14-
LC ClassificationsDT516.65 .F95 1988
The Physical Object
Pagination256 p. :
Number of Pages256
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1966117M
LC Control Number90200232

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