War and society in Africa

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Published by Frank Cass in London, Portland, OR .

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  • Africa -- History, Military.

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Statementedited by Bethwell A. Ogot.
ContributionsOgot, Bethwell A.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDT21.5 .W36 2001
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 268 p. :
Number of Pages268
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22430658M
ISBN 1007146529219, 0714640093

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