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role of the librarian in the new Africa

Douglas Harold Varley

role of the librarian in the new Africa

an inaugural lecture given in the University College of Rhodesia and Nyasaland on 5 October 1962.

by Douglas Harold Varley

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Published by Oxford University Press in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Librarians -- Africa

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesSalisbury, Rhodesia. University College of Rhodesia and Nyasaland. Inaugural lecture, 1962
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsZ857 V3
    The Physical Object
    Pagination24p.
    Number of Pages24
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17188550M


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