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Power and society in Africa

Jacques JГ©rГґme Pierre Maquet

Power and society in Africa

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Published by McGraw-Hill in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Africa, Sub-Saharan
    • Subjects:
    • Power (Social sciences),
    • Africa, Sub-Saharan -- Social conditions.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 247-250.

      Statement[by] Jacques Maquet. Translated from the French by Jeannette Kupfermann.
      SeriesWorld university library
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHN773.5 .M2513
      The Physical Object
      Pagination255 p.
      Number of Pages255
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5695756M
      LC Control Number70090232

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