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Alternative futures for Africa

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Published by Westview Press in Boulder, Colo .
Written in English

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

    • Edition Notes

      Statementedited by Timothy M. Shaw.
      SeriesWestview special studies on Africa
      ContributionsShaw, Timothy M.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHC800 .A72
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxxiii, 365 p. :
      Number of Pages365
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4265540M
      ISBN 100891587691, 0865312478
      LC Control Number81011469

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