Spatial, demographic, social, and economic characteristics of the population of Malawi, 1966
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Spatial, demographic, social, and economic characteristics of the population of Malawi, 1966 an analysis of the results of the 1966 census for information areas of third and fourth order by Michael Stubbs

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Published by University of Malawi, Chancellor College, Dept. of Geography, Regional Planning Group in Blantyre .
Written in English



  • Malawi


  • Malawi -- Census, 1966.

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Edition Notes

Bibliography: leaf 81.

StatementG. M. Stubbs.
LC ClassificationsHA1977.M3 S78
The Physical Object
Paginationv, 81 leaves, 11 fold. leaves of plates :
Number of Pages81
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4872862M
LC Control Number75980128

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