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African political parties

Thomas Hodgkin

African political parties

an introductory guide.

by Thomas Hodgkin

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Published by Peter Smith in Gloucester [Mass.] .
Written in English


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Originally published Harmondsworth: Penguin, 1961.

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Open LibraryOL20537371M

Forty-eight political parties are contesting this year’s national election, leaving voters spoiled for choice beyond the top three: the African National Congress, the Democratic Alliance and the.


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