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From home guard to Mau Mau

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Published by East African Educational Publishers in Nairobi .
Written in English

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Edition Notes

StatementElisha Mbabu.
SeriesSpear books series
LC ClassificationsMLCS 96/01452 (P)
The Physical Object
Pagination245 p. ;
Number of Pages245
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL654800M
ISBN 109966469311
LC Control Number96982292

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