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African crisis areas and U.S. foreign policy

African crisis areas and U.S. foreign policy

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Published by University of California Press in Berkeley .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Africa,
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Africa -- Foreign relations -- United States,
    • United States -- Foreign relations -- Africa,
    • Africa -- Foreign relations -- 1960-,
    • Africa -- Politics and government -- 1960-,
    • Africa -- Economic conditions -- 1960-

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographies and index.

      Statementedited by Gerald J. Bender, James S. Coleman, Richard L. Sklar.
      ContributionsBender, Gerald J., Coleman, James Smoot., Sklar, Richard L.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDT38.7 .A39 1985
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiv, 373 p. ;
      Number of Pages373
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3028108M
      ISBN 100520055489
      LC Control Number85008579

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