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Democracy in Africa, 1989-1999, progress, problems and prospects

hearing before the Subcommittee on Africa of the Committee on International Relations, House of Representatives, One Hundred Sixth Congress, first session, April 29, 1999.

by United States. Congress. House. Committee on International Relations. Subcommittee on Africa.

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Published by U.S. G.P.O., For sale by the U.S. G.P.O., Supt. of Docs., Congressional Sales Office in Washington .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Africa,
  • United States,
  • Africa.
    • Subjects:
    • Democracy -- Africa.,
    • Political leadership -- Africa.,
    • Africa -- Politics and government -- 1960-,
    • United States -- Foreign relations -- Africa.,
    • Africa -- Foreign relations -- United States.

    • Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKF27 .I54914 1999b
      The Physical Object
      Paginationiii, 60 p. ;
      Number of Pages60
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6808871M
      ISBN 100160594855
      LC Control Number00274241
      OCLC/WorldCa42720255

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