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Benin and the Congo

by Allen, Christopher

  • 320 Want to read
  • 27 Currently reading

Published by Printer in London, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Benin -- Politics and government.,
  • Benin -- Economic conditions.,
  • Benin -- Social conditions.,
  • Congo (Brazzaville) -- Politics and government.,
  • Congo (Brazzaville) -- Economic conditions.,
  • Congo (Brazzaville) -- Social conditions.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementChris Allen, Michael Radu.
    SeriesMarxist regimes
    ContributionsRadu, Michael.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDT541.22 .A45 1988
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 300 p. :
    Number of Pages300
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21342272M
    ISBN 100861874811, 086187482X

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