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African Women and Political Development

A Case Study of Etsako Women in Edo State, Nigeria

by Omoh Tsatsaku, Ph.D. Ojior

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Published by Authorhouse .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • African history,
  • History,
  • Sociology,
  • Social Science,
  • Africa,
  • Political Science,
  • Africa - General,
  • Essays,
  • Women"s Studies - General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages468
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9631922M
    ISBN 101403376743
    ISBN 109781403376749


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