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Nigeria since 1970

A. H. M. Kirk-Greene

Nigeria since 1970

a political and economic outline

by A. H. M. Kirk-Greene

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Published by Hodder and Stoughton in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Nigeria -- Economic conditions -- 1970-,
  • Nigeria -- Politics and government -- 1960-1975.,
  • Nigeria -- Politics and government -- 1975-

  • Edition Notes

    StatementAnthony Kirk-Greene and Douglas Rimmer.
    ContributionsRimmer, Douglas.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHC517.N48
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 161 p. :
    Number of Pages161
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18393070M
    ISBN 100340262079

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