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Published by Development Centre of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development in Paris .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • Africa,
  • Africa.

Subjects:

  • Conflict management -- Africa.,
  • Social conflict -- Africa -- Prevention.,
  • Africa -- Politics and government -- 1960-

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementedited by Hélène Grandvoinnet and Hartmut Schneider.
SeriesDevelopment Centre seminars
ContributionsGrandvoinnet, Hélène., Schneider, Hartmut., Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development. Development Centre.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDT30.5 .C6633 1998
The Physical Object
Pagination121 p. ;
Number of Pages121
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL473685M
ISBN 109264161201
LC Control Number98197881
OCLC/WorldCa39677342

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