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Africa in search of democracy

K. A. Busia

Africa in search of democracy

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Published by Routledge and Kegan Paul in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Africa
    • Subjects:
    • Africa -- Politics and government.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography : p. [173]-179

      Statementby K. A. Busia
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsJQ1875 .B8
      The Physical Object
      Paginationx, 189 p.
      Number of Pages189
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5585344M
      LC Control Number67103354
      OCLC/WorldCa2013632

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