Autonomy of communes in Africa and German-speaking countries in Europe
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Published by Vantage in Ibadan .
Written in English



  • Africa,
  • Europe, German-speaking


  • Local government -- Africa -- Congresses.,
  • Decentralization in government -- Africa -- Congresses.,
  • Local government -- Europe, German-speaking -- Congresses.,
  • Decentralization in government -- Europe, German-speaking -- Congresses.

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Includes bibliographical references.

Statementedited by Oyeleye Oyediran.
ContributionsOyediran, Oyeleye.
LC ClassificationsJS7525 .A97 1994
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 97 p. :
Number of Pages97
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL880855M
ISBN 109782458562
LC Control Number95168530

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