MOVING TO STAY : IKLAN SPATIAL STRATEGIES TOWARDS SOCIOECONOMIC EMANCIPATION IN NORTHERN MALI, 1898–1960*

@article{Mauxion2012MOVINGTS,
  title={MOVING TO STAY : IKLAN SPATIAL STRATEGIES TOWARDS SOCIOECONOMIC EMANCIPATION IN NORTHERN MALI, 1898–1960*},
  author={Aur{\'e}lien Mauxion},
  journal={The Journal of African History},
  year={2012},
  volume={53},
  pages={195 - 213}
}
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