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Power and need in Africa

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Published by Africa World Press in Trenton, N.J .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Africa,
  • Africa.
    • Subjects:
    • Basic needs -- Africa.,
    • Africa -- Economic policy.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 299-342) and index.

      StatementBen Wisner.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHC800.Z9 B389 1989
      The Physical Object
      Pagination351 p. :
      Number of Pages351
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2065993M
      ISBN 100865431019, 0865431027
      LC Control Number88063134
      OCLC/WorldCa19900631


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