Education and politics in Africa the Tanzanian case by David R. Morrison

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  • Tanzania,
  • Tanzania.


  • Education and state -- Tanzania.,
  • Educational sociology -- Tanzania.,
  • Tanzania -- Politics and government -- 1964-

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StatementDavid R. Morrison.
LC ClassificationsLC95.T34 M67 1976
The Physical Object
Pagination352 p. ;
Number of Pages352
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4939634M
ISBN 100903983214
LC Control Number76366929

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