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Political terrorism and liberal democracy in Nigeria

Ken Nwuba

Political terrorism and liberal democracy in Nigeria

by Ken Nwuba

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Published by Creative Forum Nigeria in Onitsha .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Political violence -- Nigeria,
  • Terrorism -- Nigeria,
  • Nigeria -- Politics and government -- 1960-1975

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 309-317) and index.

    Statementby Ken Nwuba.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDT515.834 .N88 2007
    The Physical Object
    Pagination340 p. :
    Number of Pages340
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23983552M
    ISBN 109781602821
    ISBN 109789781602825
    LC Control Number2009423099

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