The spontaneous settlement problem in Kenya by Philip M. Mbithi

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Published by East African Literature Bureau in Kampala .

Written in English

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Places:

  • Kenya.

Subjects:

  • Squatters -- Kenya.,
  • Land tenure -- Kenya.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

Book details

StatementPhilip M. Mbithi and Carolyn Barnes.
ContributionsBarnes, Carolyn, joint author.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHD983.Z7 M34
The Physical Object
Pagination192 p. ;
Number of Pages192
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4533311M
LC Control Number76980016

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