African leaders

a bibliography with indexes by S. N. Colamery

Publisher: Nova Science Publishers in Commack, N.Y

Written in English
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  • Hommes d"État -- Afrique, Sub-Saharan -- Bibliographie.,
  • Hommes politiques -- Afrique -- Bibliographie.,
  • Africa, Sub-Saharan -- Politics and government -- 1960- -- Bibliography.

Edition Notes

Includes index.

StatementStephen N. Colamery and Tatiana Shohov, compilers.
GenreBibliography., Bibliographie.
ContributionsShohov, Tatiana, 1970-
LC ClassificationsZ3508.P6 C65 1999, DT352.8 C65 1999
The Physical Object
Paginationvi, 249 p. ;
Number of Pages249
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3703705M
ISBN 101560727217
LC Control Number2003271300

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