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African Parliaments Between Governance and Government by M. A. Mohamed Salih

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Published by Palgrave Macmillan .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Political science & theory,
  • Politics / Current Events,
  • Political Science,
  • Politics/International Relations,
  • Sub-Saharan Africa,
  • Government - Legislative Branch,
  • Political Science / Congress,
  • Politics - Current Events,
  • 20th century,
  • Africa,
  • History,
  • Legislative bodies,
  • Nationalism,
  • Pan-Africanism

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages304
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8400665M
ISBN 101403971226
ISBN 109781403971227

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