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‘The Wind has been Gathering Force’ : Iain Macleod and his Policy Change on Tanganyika. / Docking, Peter.

In: JOURNAL OF IMPERIAL AND COMMONWEALTH HISTORY, 25.10.2017, p. 1-29.

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Docking, P 2017, '‘The Wind has been Gathering Force’: Iain Macleod and his Policy Change on Tanganyika', JOURNAL OF IMPERIAL AND COMMONWEALTH HISTORY, pp. 1-29. https://doi.org/10.1080/03086534.2017.1390890

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Docking, P. (2017). ‘The Wind has been Gathering Force’: Iain Macleod and his Policy Change on Tanganyika. JOURNAL OF IMPERIAL AND COMMONWEALTH HISTORY, 1-29. https://doi.org/10.1080/03086534.2017.1390890

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Docking P. ‘The Wind has been Gathering Force’: Iain Macleod and his Policy Change on Tanganyika. JOURNAL OF IMPERIAL AND COMMONWEALTH HISTORY. 2017 Oct 25;1-29. https://doi.org/10.1080/03086534.2017.1390890

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Docking, Peter. / ‘The Wind has been Gathering Force’ : Iain Macleod and his Policy Change on Tanganyika. In: JOURNAL OF IMPERIAL AND COMMONWEALTH HISTORY. 2017 ; pp. 1-29.

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