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Civil war in African states

Ian S. Spears

Civil war in African states

the search for security

by Ian S. Spears

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Published by FirstForumPress in Boulder, Colo .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementIan S. Spears
Classifications
LC ClassificationsUA855.7 .S64 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24567165M
ISBN 109781935049203
LC Control Number2010018974
OCLC/WorldCa505423772


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