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History of Central Africa

The Contemporary Years Since 1960

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Published by Addison Wesley Publishing Company .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • African history: postwar, from c 1945 -,
  • Colonization & independence,
  • Postwar period, 1945 to c 2000,
  • c 1960 to c 1970,
  • c 1970 to c 1980,
  • c 1980 to c 1990,
  • c 1990 to c 2000,
  • History,
  • Africa - General,
  • History - General History,
  • Textbooks,
  • History: World,
  • Central Africa,
  • Africa - Central,
  • 1960-,
  • Africa, Central,
  • Africa, Southern,
  • Politics and government

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsDavid Birmingham (Editor), Phyllis M. Martin (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatTextbook Binding
    Number of Pages317
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7880097M
    ISBN 100582276071
    ISBN 109780582276079


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