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The Great Uhuru Railway; China's Showpiece in Africa

Richard Hall and Hugh Peyman

ISBN 10: 057502089X / ISBN 13: 9780575020894
Published by Victor Gollancz, 1976
Used Condition: Very Good Hardcover
From Salusbury Books (BIGGAR, United Kingdom)

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*** BOOK in very good clean tight condition, unmarked except for previous owner's name on subtitle page. Bookseller label on front pastedown. Red boards with gilt title on spine.Map of rail line from Zambia to Tanzania on end papers. 208 pages including index and bibliography. 8 pages b&w photgraphs and 3 maps. *** DUST JACKET in good condition, couple of small ships at top of spine, but no paper loss and not price clipped. *** CONTENTS; The building of this 1870 km railway from Kapiri Mposhi in Zambia to Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, was the largest aid project ever undertaken. It was built using local and Chinese labour in five years, and constructed to allow Zambian copper to be exported without going through White controlled Rhodesia and South Africa. This book, written at the euphoric start of operations, sets the geographic, engineering and ultimately political and economic scene of this huge enterprise. The Line is also known as TAZARA or Tanzam. Size: 225x140mm. Bookseller Inventory # 004732

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Title: The Great Uhuru Railway; China's Showpiece ...

Publisher: Victor Gollancz

Publication Date: 1976

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition:Very Good

Dust Jacket Condition: Good

Edition: First Edition..

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