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African condition

Chukwudum Barnabas Okolo

African condition

any way out?

by Chukwudum Barnabas Okolo

  • 203 Want to read
  • 40 Currently reading

Published by Laurel Nigeria Enterprise in Enugu .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Africa,
  • Nigeria,
  • Africa.,
  • Nigeria.
    • Subjects:
    • Consumption (Economics) -- Africa.,
    • Consumption (Economics) -- Nigeria.,
    • Africa -- Civilization -- 20th century.,
    • Africa -- Economic conditions -- 1960-,
    • Nigeria -- Civilization -- 20th century.,
    • Nigeria -- Economic conditions -- 1970-

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 27).

      StatementChukwudum Okolo.
      SeriesAfrican survival series
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDT14 .D47 1996
      The Physical Object
      Paginationvi, 27 p. ;
      Number of Pages27
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL603201M
      LC Control Number96197370

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