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Politics & government in African states, 1960-1985

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Published by Croom Helm, Hoover Institution Press in London, Stanford, Calif .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Africa, Sub-Saharan
    • Subjects:
    • Africa, Sub-Saharan -- Politics and government -- 1960-

    • Edition Notes

      Other titlesPolitics and government in African States, 1960-1985.
      Statementedited by Peter Duignan and Robert H. Jackson.
      ContributionsDuignan, Peter., Jackson, Robert H.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDT352.8 .P65 1986
      The Physical Object
      Pagination442 p. ;
      Number of Pages442
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2726382M
      ISBN 100817984828, 081798481X
      LC Control Number86020177

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