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Northern Rhodesia

LC control no.n 80089994
Descriptive conventionsrda
Geographic headingNorthern Rhodesia
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Variant(s)Rhodesia, Northern
See alsoZambia
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Rhodesia and Nyasaland
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Biography/History noteSouthern Rhodesia, Northern Rhodesia, and Nyasaland were united in 1953 to form the Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland; the Federation was dissolved in Dec. 1963. On Oct. 24, 1964, Northern Rhodesia was granted independence and name changed to Zambia
Special noteSUBJECT USAGE: This heading is not valid for use as a subject. Works about this place are entered under Zambia.
Found inStandard encyc. S. Africa, 1974: v. 8, p. 236 (Northern Rhodesia in 1964 became the Republic of Zambia; from 1953 to 1964 it was a constituent territory of the Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland)
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