Geographical notes on land tenure in Uganda
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Geographical notes on land tenure in Uganda by B. W. Langlands

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Published by Dept. of Geography, Makerere University in Kampala, Uganda .
Written in English



  • Uganda.


  • Land tenure -- Uganda.

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Bibliography: p. 2-4.

Statementby B. W. Langlands.
SeriesOccasional paper - Department of Geography, Makerere University ; no. 55, Occasional paper (Makerere University. Dept. of Geography) ;, no. 55.
LC ClassificationsHD984 .L36
The Physical Object
Pagination43 p. ;
Number of Pages43
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4712868M
LC Control Number77980840

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