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Published by University of Minnesota Press in Minneapolis .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • Africa

Subjects:

  • Race relations.,
  • Violence -- Africa -- Case studies.,
  • Terrorism -- Africa -- Case studies.,
  • Pluralism (Social sciences) -- Africa -- Case studies.,
  • Africa -- Race relations -- Case studies.

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Edition Notes

StatementLeo Kuper.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHT1521 .K77 1977b
The Physical Object
Pagination302 p. ;
Number of Pages302
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4564241M
ISBN 100816608172
LC Control Number77078351

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