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State and society in Africa

perspectives on continuity and change

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Published by University Press of America in Lanham, Md .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Africa
    • Subjects:
    • Africa -- Economic conditions -- 1960-,
    • Africa -- Politics and government -- 1960-,
    • Africa -- Social conditions -- 1960-

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      Statementedited by Feraidoon Shams.
      ContributionsShams, Feraidoon.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHC800 .S715 1995
      The Physical Object
      Pagination158 p. :
      Number of Pages158
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL780801M
      ISBN 10081919977X, 0819199788
      LC Control Number95012677


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