Globalization and Africa

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Published by Nova Science Publishers in New York .

Written in English

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  • Globalization -- Africa,
  • Africa -- Economic integration

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StatementJames L. Maruba (editor).
ContributionsMaruba, James L.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsJZ1318 .G5191448 2008
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
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Open LibraryOL16657218M
ISBN 109781604564242
LC Control Number2008009222

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