Nigerian Civil War
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Nigerian Civil War a study in class conflict by Ikenna Nzimiro

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Published by Frontline Publishing Company Ltd. in Enugu, Nigeria .
Written in English


  • Social classes -- Nigeria.,
  • Nigeria -- History -- Civil War, 1967-1970.

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Edition Notes

StatementIkenna Nzimiro.
The Physical Object
Pagination222 p. ;
Number of Pages222
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22378059M
ISBN 109781560541

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