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|Statement||by Ibrahim L. Bashir.|
|Series||Working papers / African Studies Center, Boston University ;, no. 89, Working papers (Boston University. African Studies Center) ;, no. 89.|
|LC Classifications||HC1055.Z7 K353 1984|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||15 leaves ;|
|Number of Pages||15|
|LC Control Number||85112072|
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