Stability and instability in politics the case of Nigeria and Cameroun by Nicholas D. Ofiaja

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Published by Vantage Press in New York .

Written in English

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Places:

  • Nigeria,
  • Cameroon

Subjects:

  • Nigeria -- Politics and government -- 1960-,
  • Cameroon -- Politics and government -- 1960-1982.

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Statementby Nicholas D. Ofiaja.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsJQ3082 .O35
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 223 p. :
Number of Pages223
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4752506M
ISBN 100533042100
LC Control Number78078373

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