Military occupation and social stratification an inaugural lecture delivered at the University of Ibadan on Thursday November 25, 1993 by J. "Bayo Adekanye

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  • Nigeria,
  • Nigeria.


  • Civil-military relations -- Nigeria.,
  • Social classes -- Nigeria.,
  • Military government -- Nigeria.,
  • Nigeria -- Armed Forces.

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Includes bibliographical references (p. 52-56).

Book details

Statementby J. "Bayo Adekanye.
SeriesInaugural lecture ;, 1993, Inaugural lectures (University of Ibadan) ;, 1993.
LC ClassificationsJQ3086.C58 A34 1993
The Physical Object
Paginationiv, 56 p. ;
Number of Pages56
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL878710M
ISBN 109782458481
LC Control Number95165826

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