African possibility in global power struggle by Arthur Agwuncha Nwankwo

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  • Africa


  • World politics -- 1989-,
  • Africa -- Politics and government -- 1960-

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Statementby Agwuncha Arthur Nwankwo.
LC ClassificationsDT30.5 .N933 1995
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 302 p. ;
Number of Pages302
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL833075M
ISBN 109781563958
LC Control Number95107644

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