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Published by Sage Publications in Beverly Hills [Calif.] .
Written in English



  • Africa.


  • Political parties -- Africa.,
  • Social institutions.

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Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 60-63.

Statement[by] Mary B. Welfling.
SeriesSage professional papers in comparative politics, ser., no. 01-041
LC ClassificationsJQ1879.A795 W44
The Physical Object
Pagination63 p.
Number of Pages63
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5436490M
ISBN 100803902719
LC Control Number73084898

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