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Birth of the Nation

Gerard Loughran

Birth of the Nation

the story of a newspaper in Kenya

by Gerard Loughran

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Published by I.B. Tauris in London, New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementGerard Loughran
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDT433.54 .L68 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi, 328 p. :
Number of Pages328
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24540224M
ISBN 101845118383
ISBN 109781845118389
LC Control Number2010305181
OCLC/WorldCa432406277


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