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The tropics their resources, people and future: a description of the tropical lands of Africa, Asia, Central and South America, Australasia and the Pacific; their natural products, scenery, inhabitants and industries, and the possibilities of their future development by Enock, C. Reginald

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Published by G. Richards ltd. in London .
Written in English

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  • Tropics.

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Edition Notes

Statementby C. R. Enock
The Physical Object
Paginationxxiii, 466 p.
Number of Pages466
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24183033M
OCLC/WorldCa1425014

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