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Grenada, democracy in action

Grenada, democracy in action

as seen by Barbadians

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Published by MONALI in St.Michael, Barbados .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Communism -- Grenada.,
  • Grenada -- Politics and government.

  • Edition Notes

    Statement[Movement for National Liberation ; contributors: Lennox Pollard ... [et al.]].
    ContributionsPollard, Lennox., Movement for National Liberation (Barbados)
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsF2056.8 G72 1982
    The Physical Object
    Pagination17 p.
    Number of Pages17
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21785299M

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