African political facts since1945

  • 263 Pages
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  • English
Macmillan , London
Africa -- History -- 1960-, Africa -- History -- 1884
StatementChris Cook and David Killingray.
ContributionsKillingray, David, 1959-
LC ClassificationsDT30
The Physical Object
Pagination263p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14996065M
ISBN 100333256824

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ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: vii, pages ; 24 cm: Contents: Chronology and major events --Governors and heads of state --Major ministerial appointments --Constitutions and parliaments --Political parties --Conflicts, armed forces and coups --Foreign affairs and treaties --Population and ethnic groups --Biographies.

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Radcliffe-Brown, M.A. (Cantab.), Emeritus Professor of Social Anthropology in the University of Oxford INTRODUCTION. Fortes and Professor E. Evans-Pntchard Aims of this Book. A Representative Sample of African. Societies.

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