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African capitalists in African development

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Published by L. Rienner Publishers in Boulder .
Written in English

  • Africa,
  • Africa.
    • Subjects:
    • Capitalism -- Africa.,
    • Entrepreneurship -- Africa.,
    • Capitalists and financiers -- Africa.,
    • Africa -- Economic policy.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      Statementedited by Bruce J. Berman, Colin Leys.
      ContributionsBerman, Bruce, 1942-, Leys, Colin.
      LC ClassificationsHC800 .A5643 1994
      The Physical Object
      Paginationvii, 275 p. :
      Number of Pages275
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1418701M
      ISBN 101555874177
      LC Control Number93028585

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