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Title:the sudden assignment being a record of service in Central Africa during the last controversial years of the Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland 1961 -- 1963
Price:AUD$17.60 (about USD$12.10)
Category:History
Book ID:SB00-0219676
Quantity:1
Publisher:Hodder & Stoughton, London, 1965
Edition:First
Illustrator:Maps
Binding:Hardcover
Condition:Very Good
Dust Jacket:Good
Hodder & Stoughton, 1965, Hardcover, Book Condition: Very Good, Dust Jacket Condition: Good, First, Illustrated By: Maps

650 g; 256 pages, last page blank, includes frontispiece photograph in black-and-white, five maps, timetable, and index. Photographic illustrated dust jacket reproduces in colour the frontispiece. Ownership inscription of Professor Julian Phillips on front paste down, along with original bookseller's sticker. Minor rubbing to the top edge of the dust jacket, and some darkening of the spine of the same. The text is clean, free of inscription, and the base edge of the boards showed minimal rubbing. The author's book is a personal document, which is at the same time a contribution to contemporary history and a study of the problems of diplomacy and government. It gives a first-hand picture of the actions and reactions of the man on the spot and puts into perspective many matters which have puzzled people in Britain and overseas. It is also an adventure story written by someone who having played a part in troubled in controversial times, can regard his experiences without either bitterness or regret. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Maps. Quantity Available: 1. Category: History; History -- South Africa; History -- Africa; Africa; Politics & Government. Inventory No: 0219676.
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