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Political science in Africa

a critical review


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Published by Zed Press, Progressive and Socialist Books Depot in London, Ibadan, Nigeria .
Written in English

  • Africa.
    • Subjects:
    • Political science -- Africa.,
    • Political science -- Study and teaching -- Africa.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      Statementedited by Yolamu Barongo.
      SeriesAfrica series, Africa series (Zed Press)
      ContributionsBarongo, Yolamu R., 1940-
      LC ClassificationsJA84.A33 P63 1983
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxii, 257 p. ;
      Number of Pages257
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3083295M
      ISBN 10086232033X, 0862320348
      LC Control Number82184322

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