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Africa"s military rulers

William Frank Gutteridge

Africa"s military rulers

an assessment

by William Frank Gutteridge

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Published by Institute for the Study of Conflict in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Ghana,
  • Nigeria,
  • Congo (Democratic Republic)
    • Subjects:
    • Ghana -- Politics and government -- 1957-1979,
    • Nigeria -- Politics and government -- 1960-,
    • Congo (Democratic Republic) -- Politics and government -- 1960-1997,
    • Ghana -- Armed Forces -- Political activity,
    • Nigeria -- Armed Forces -- Political activity,
    • Congo (Democratic Republic) -- Armed Forces -- Political activity

    • About the Edition

      [2] p. inserted.

      Edition Notes

      Statementby William Gutteridge.
      SeriesConflict studies ;, no. 62
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsD839.3 .C6 no. 62, DT512 .C6 no. 62
      The Physical Object
      Pagination19 p. :
      Number of Pages19
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4934805M
      ISBN 100903366363
      LC Control Number76361809

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