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African conflicts

Abdalla Bujra

African conflicts

their causes and their political and social environment

by Abdalla Bujra

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Published by Development Policy Management Forum in Addis Ababa .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Political violence -- Africa, Sub-Saharan,
  • Ethnic conflict -- Africa, Sub-Saharan,
  • Civil war -- Africa, Sub-Saharan,
  • War,
  • Conflict management -- Africa, Sub-Saharan

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 43-44).

    StatementAbdalla Bujra.
    SeriesDPMF occasional paper -- no. 4
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHN780.Z9 V533 2002
    The Physical Object
    Pagination47 p. ;
    Number of Pages47
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16482436M
    LC Control Number2007381942


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