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The Development of an African working class

studies in class formation and action

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Published by University of Toronto Press in Toronto, Buffalo .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Working class -- Africa, Sub-Saharan -- Congresses.,
  • Trade-unions -- Africa, Sub-Saharan -- Congresses.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by Richard Sandbrook, Robin Cohen.
    ContributionsSandbrook, Richard., Cohen, Robin.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvii, 330 p. ;
    Number of Pages330
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14142982M
    ISBN 100802062822

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