|Statement||Giorgio Blundo & Jean-Pierre Olivier de Sardan ; with N. Bako Arifari & M. Tidjani Alou ; translated by Susan Cox.|
|Contributions||Olivier de Sardan, Jean-Pierre.|
|LC Classifications||JQ1875.A55 C6358 2006|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||298 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||298|
|ISBN 10||1842775626, 1842775634|
|LC Control Number||2006045212|
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