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great powers and Africa

Waldemar A. Nielsen

great powers and Africa

by Waldemar A. Nielsen

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Published by Published for the Council on Foreign Relations by Pall Mall P in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Africa -- Foreign relations.,
  • Africa -- Politics.

  • Edition Notes

    Originally published, New York: Praeger, 1969.

    Statementby Waldemar A. Nielsen.
    ContributionsCouncil on Foreign Relations.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDT31
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiii,431p. :
    Number of Pages431
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14982519M
    ISBN 100269025944

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