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Africa"s Broken Heart Congo-The Land the World Forgot (Risk Book) by Hugh McCullum

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Published by Wcc Publications .
Written in English


  • Africa - Central,
  • Ecumenism,
  • History,
  • Atrocities,
  • Congo (Democratic Republic),
  • Politics and government,
  • History: World

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages94
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL12609389M
ISBN 102825415065
ISBN 109782825415061

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