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Land struggles & social differentiation in southern Mozambique

a case study of Chokwe, Limpopo, 1950-1987

by Kenneth Hermele

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Published by Scandinavian Institute of African Studies in Uppsala .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Mozambique.,
  • Limpopo River Valley.
    • Subjects:
    • Land tenure -- Mozambique.,
    • Land tenure -- Limpopo River Valley.,
    • Chokwe (African people) -- Land tenure -- Mozambique.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 59-64).

      Other titlesLand struggles and social differentiation in southern Mozambique.
      StatementKenneth Hermele.
      SeriesResearch report,, no. 82, Research report (Nordiska Afrikainstitutet) ;, no. 82.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDT1 .N64 no. 82, HD649.Z63 .N64 no. 82
      The Physical Object
      Pagination64 p. :
      Number of Pages64
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2255867M
      ISBN 109171062823
      LC Control Number89134455

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