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Fit to Govern

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Fit to Govern
The Native Intelligence of Thabo Mbeki

Author: Ronald Suresh Roberts
Publication Date: 30 April 2006

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Explores Thabo Mbeke's intellectual tradition and elaborates on the central ideas out of which Mbeki is governing and running South Africa's democracy. This book draws on the author's knowledge of history, politics and political theory, literature, world events and the various discourses debated in South Africa's predominantly "liberal" media.

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Cleopatra and Antony

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Cleopatra and Antony

Author: Diana Preston
Publication Date: 30 June 2008

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Filled with murder, intrigue, civil war and great battles, the tragedy of Cleopatra and Antony has fascinated the world for two millennia. This book goes back to the original sources and delves into the real history behind the propaganda and the myth of this love story.

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Murder of King Tut

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The Murder of King Tut

Author: James Patterson
Publication Date: 7 January 2010

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Thrust onto Egypt's throne when just nine years old, King Tut's reign was fiercely debated from the outset. After nine years in power, Tut suddenly perished and his name was purged from Egyptian history. To this day, his death remains shrouded in controversy. This title presents an account of Tut's life and untimely death.

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Act of God

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Act of God

Author: Graham Phillips
Publication Date: 9 October 1998

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Few know that the face on the famous death mask of Tutankhamen is not his at all. This book reveals an historical mystery which overturns Ancient Egyptian chronology, and also provides evidence that the Parting of the Red Sea and Plagues of Egypt in the Bible are accounts of actual events.

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Scramble for Africa

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The Scramble for Africa

Author: M. E. Chamberlain
Publication Date: 10 June 2010

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In 1870 barely one tenth of Africa was under European control. By 1914 only about one tenth - Abyssinia (Ethiopia) and Liber...

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Great Boer War

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The Great Boer War

Author: Byron Farwell
Publication Date: 19991000

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Byron Farwell's account of the great Boer War explains the origin of this dramatic conflict, and covers the political developments, the bloody battles, the concentration camps and the men.

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In the Footsteps of Mr. Kurtz

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In the Footsteps of Mr. Kurtz
Living on the Brink of Disaster in the Congo

Author: Michela Wrong
Publication Date: 9 December 2000

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A story of grim comedy amid the apocalypse and a celebration of the sheer indestructibility of the human spirit in a nation run riot: Michela Wrong's vision of Congo/Zaire during the Mobutu years is incisive, ironic and revelatory.

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Devil That Danced on the Water

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The Devil That Danced on the Water
A Daughter's Memoir

Author: Aminatta Forna
Publication Date: 7 April 2003

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An intimate and moving portrait of a family combined with an account of the events which swept through Africa in the post-independence period.

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Orion Mystery

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Orion Mystery
Unlocking the Secrets of the Pyramids

Author: Robert Bauval
Publication Date: 19950100

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Originally published in 1994 and now available in paperback, a look at the purpose, design, religious function and exact placing of the great pyramids.

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Rise and Fall of Ancient Egypt

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The Rise and Fall of Ancient Egypt

Author: Toby Wilkinson
Publication Date: 2 August 2010

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The story of Ancient Egypt and the extraordinary civilisation that flourished along the banks of the River Nile can seem like a gorgeous pageant studded with exceptional events. Presenting its history, this title reveals Ancient Egypt in all its complexity.

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The complete Royal Families of Ancient Egypt

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The The complete Royal Families of Ancient Egypt

Author: Aidan Dodson
Publication Date: 15 February 2010

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Darfur

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Darfur
A Short History of a Long War

Author: Julie Flint
Publication Date: 1 September 2005

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This volume offers a clear explanation of the complicated political and human rights crisis in Darfur.

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Like Lions They Fought

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Like Lions They Fought
The Zulu War and the Last Black Empire in South Africa

Author: Robert B. Edgerton
Publication Date: 1 Jan 1988

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Ancient Egyptians

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Ancient Egyptians
v.2 - Their Life and Customs

Author: J Gardner Wilkinson
Publication Date: 19940900

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This volume provides a rich description of Egyptian private life, including the arrangement of houses and gardens, games and...

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Into the Quick of Life

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Into the Quick of Life
The Rwandan Genocide - The Survivors Speak

Author: Jean Hatzfeld
Publication Date: 8 September 2005

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In Rwanda in 1994, five out of six Tutsis (800,000) were hacked to death with machetes by their Hutu neighbours. In the villages of Nyamata and N'tarama, where, in the first two days of the genocide, over 10,000 Tutsis were massacred in the churches where they sought refuge. This book describes the experiences of fourteen survivors.

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Long Walk to Freedom

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A Long Walk to Freedom
5 Audio CDs

Author: Nelson Mandela
Publication Date: 7 September 2004

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Abridged on 5 CDs Read by Danny Glover

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British Museum Dictionary of Ancient Egypt

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British Museum Dictionary of Ancient Egypt

Author: Ian & Paul Shaw & Nicholson
Publication Date: 1 Jan 1995

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An A-Z companion to the world's greatest civilisation....

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Ancient Egypt

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Ancient Egypt

Author: Barbara Watterson
Publication Date: 19980924

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A reign-by-reign history of ancient Egypt. An introduction covers landscape and resources, followed by chapters on the prehistory and dynastic period. The main part of the book recounts the history of Egypt up to the conquest of Alexander the Great in 332BC. Each chapter deals with culture, politics, religion, art, literature and social issues.

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The Scramble for Africa

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The The Scramble for Africa

Author: M.E. Chamberlain
Publication Date: 1 Jan 1975

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Keeper of Genesis

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Keeper of Genesis
A Quest for the Hidden Legacy of Mankind

Author: Robert Bauval
Publication Date: 19970203

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First published in 1996 and now available in paperback, a work of historical and scientific detection in which the authors set out a new theory concerning the Pyramid Texts and other archaic Egyptian scriptures.

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Rorke's Drift

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Rorke's Drift
A Victorian Epic

Author: Michael Glover
Publication Date: 19970925

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The defence of Rorke's Drift has gone down in history as one of the great heroic actions of British colonial wars. Michael Glover shows how this act of bravery was exploited for political ends, and why an event of little military consequence found its way into the "National Hagiography of Battles".

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Sword and the Cross

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The Sword and the Cross

Author: Fergus Fleming
Publication Date: 6 May 2004

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At the end of the 19th century, who would want to conquer the Sahara, a vast and hellish desert? France did, and this is the story of the two fanatical adventurers who made it possible.

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Sahara

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Sahara
The Life of the Great Desert

Author: Marq De Villiers
Publication Date: 20030120

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We think we know the Sahara, the largest and most austere desert on Earth - yet it is full of surprises, as Marq de Villiers reveals in this biography of the land and its people.

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Dervish

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Dervish

Author: Philip Warner
Publication Date: 20000800

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Using first hand accounts and diaries of participants, this work describes the growth of the Mahdist movement and the devotion and discipline of the Dervish troops. Set against them, with stoic endurance, were British Egyptian and Sudanese soldiers.

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National Army Museum Book of the Zulu War

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The National Army Museum Book of the Zulu War

Author: Ian Knight
Publication Date: 6 February 2004

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Knight draws on letters and dispatches to bring to life the Anglo-Zulu war - a war which saw great acts of bravery and courage on both sides.

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Ex Africa

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Ex Africa
African Bees, African Topics, Family Life in Africa

Author: Ronald Hedley Brown
Publication Date: 15 October 1996

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Ark of the Covenant

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Ark of the Covenant
The True Story of the Greatest Relic of Antiquity

Author: Roderick Grierson
Publication Date: 19990716

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Investigates the Ark of the Covenant, which according to the Bible contains God's testimony and some believe it lies in a chapel in Aksum, northern Ethiopia. The book investigates what the Ark is, whether it could have been carried to Ethiopia, and what is guarded there if not the Ark.

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Cancer Journals

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Cancer Journals

Author: Audre Lorde
Publication Date: 1 Jan 1985

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Thames & Hudson Dictionary of Ancient Egypt

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The Thames & Hudson Dictionary of Ancient Egypt

Author: Toby Wilkinson
Publication Date: 7 April 2008

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The ancient civilization of Egypt offers a dazzling array of kings and dynasties, gods and goddesses, temples and tombs. This dictionary features archaeological sites of Egypt and Sudan, kings who ruled Egypt, and events from its birth as a state to Alexander the Great.

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Black Hawk Down

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Black Hawk Down

Author: Mark Bowden
Publication Date: 19990603

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The story of a US military raid in Mogadishu in 1983, one of the most disastrous US missions since Vietnam.

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Inside Apartheid

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Inside Apartheid
One Woman's Struggle in South Africa

Author: Janet Levine
Publication Date: 1 August 2000

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Short History of Africa

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A Short History of Africa

Author: Roland Oliver
Publication Date: 1 Jan 1985

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Murder of Tutankhamen

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Murder of Tutankhamen
A 3000-year-old Murder Mystery

Author: Bob Brier
Publication Date: 19980406

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The 3,000-year-old murder mystery resolved using forensic evidence.

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Sahara

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Sahara
The Life of the Great Desert

Author: Marq De Villiers
Publication Date: 16 February 2004

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A glittering geographic tour of the remarkable history, peoples, climate, creatures, sights and sounds of the largest and most austere desert on earth.

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Africa Rising

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Africa Rising
Multidisciplinary Discussions on Africana Studies and History

Author: Clyde Robertson
Publication Date: 27 May 2010

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Crime in Post-apartheid South Africa

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Crime in Post-apartheid South Africa
Tranforming Under Fire

Author: Mark Shaw
Publication Date: 1 May 2002

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This text discusses the extent of crime in late-1990s South Africa, looking at its victims and the criminal justice system within the country. The author also reviews the options available to government if it is to restore the public's confidence in its ability to tackle growing lawlessness.

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Discovering Africa's Past

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Discovering Africa's Past

Author: Basil Davidson
Publication Date: 10 April 1978

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White Tribe Dreaming: Apartheid's bitter roots as witnessed by 8 generations of an Afrikaner family.

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White Tribe Dreaming: Apartheid's bitter roots as witnessed by 8 generations of an Afrikaner family.

Author:  de Villiers
Publication Date: 1 Jan 1990

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"If anyone wants to understand why South Africa is the kind of country and the kind of society that it is today, he or she cannot do better than to read this excellent book". Alan Paton, author of 'Cry, the Beloved Country'....

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Scramble for Africa

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The Scramble for Africa

Author: Robin Brooke-Smith
Publication Date: 15 September 1987

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Mad Dogs The US Raids on Libya

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Mad Dogs The US Raids on Libya

Author:  Thompson
Publication Date: 1 Jan 1986

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a closer look at ancient egypt

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a closer look at ancient egypt

Author: anon anon
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ex school book with markings, a couple of knocks to cover, pages white, fast dispatch from UK seller sku569...

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Cult of the Immortal: Mummies and the Ancient Way of Death

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Cult of the Immortal: Mummies and the Ancient Way of Death

Author: Ange-Pierre Leca
Publication Date: 1 Jan 1980

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A study of the central importance of mummification in Ancient Egyptian culture....

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Exploration Into Africa

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Exploration Into Africa

Author: Isimeme Ibazebo
Publication Date: 1 Jan 1994

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Part of a series describing the history of chosen regions before and after their exploration by Europeans. This book explores the whole story of Africa from the earliest times, through its great empires right up to the present day. Large print text, full of colour illustrations, maps and photographs....

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The Sahara

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The Sahara

Author: Jeremy Swift
Publication Date: 1 Jan 1984

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Information on the Sahara desert including a number of great quality photographs....

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Cradle of Mankind

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Cradle of Mankind

Author:  Brett Hilton-Barber & Prof. Lee R Berger
Publication Date: 1 Jan 2004

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Who are we and where do we come from? Under the World heritage site lie a series of extensive undeground caverns in which fascinating clues about our deepest past have been preserved. This book looks at the history of our earlies ancestors and acts as a guide to all the known hominin species....

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Destroy Carthage!

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Destroy Carthage!

Author: Alan Lloyd
Publication Date: 1 Jan 1977

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The story of the moment when Rome, the bitter enemy of Carthage, captured and destroyed the city, attempting to destroy every trace of its culture....

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Sandi the King Maker

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Sandi the King Maker

Author: Edgar Wallace
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Short stories about Sanders of the River, a favourite hero of modern fiction, keeping order in a Central African territory during the colonial era with just a handful of ative troops at his disposal. Combines adventure with humour....

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Eating Uganda

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Eating Uganda
From Christianity to Conquest

Author: Cedric Pulford
Publication Date: 1 September 1999

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