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Present-day development of Africa

Present-day development of Africa

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Published by "Social sciences today" Editorial Board, USSR Academy of Sciences in Moscow .
Written in English

  • Africa -- History -- 1960-,
  • Africa -- Politics and government -- 1960-

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    Statement[edited by Z. Vinnik and A. Kochin].
    SeriesAfrican studies by Soviet scholars -- no. 1
    ContributionsVinnik, Z., Kochin, A.
    LC ClassificationsDT30 P74
    The Physical Object
    Pagination221 p. --
    Number of Pages221
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21027844M

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