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East African law and social change [proceedings] by Seminar on Law and Social Change in East Africa University College, Dar-es-Salaam 1966.

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Published by East African Pub. House in [Nairobi .
Written in English



  • Africa, East.


  • Law -- Africa, East.

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Sponsored by the East African Institute of Social and Cultural Affairs and the Faculty of Law, University College, Dar-es-Salaam, Tanzania.

StatementEdited by G. F. A. Sawyerr.
SeriesContemporary African monographs series,, no. 6
ContributionsSawyerr, Akilagpa, 1939- ed., East African Institute of Social and Cultural Affairs., University College, Dar es Salaam. Faculty of Law.
LC ClassificationsLAW
The Physical Object
Pagination306 p.
Number of Pages306
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4716743M
LC Control Number78003314

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