Coups d"état, revolutions, and power struggles in post-independence Africa
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Published by Afriscript Publishers in Nairobi, Kenya .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • Africa

Subjects:

  • Coups d"état -- Africa -- History -- 20th century,
  • Revolutions -- Africa -- History -- 20th century,
  • Africa -- Politics and government -- 1960-

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Edition Notes

Statementby Katambo Wakano.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDT30.5 .W35 1985
The Physical Object
Pagination329 p. :
Number of Pages329
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2707476M
LC Control Number85981592

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