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politics of Wole Soyinka

Tunde Adeniran

politics of Wole Soyinka

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Published by Fountain Publications in Ibadan, Nigeria .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Nigeria
    • Subjects:
    • Soyinka, Wole -- Political and social views.,
    • Nigeria -- Politics and government -- 1960-

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      StatementTunde Adeniran.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPR9387.9.S6 Z533 1994
      The Physical Object
      Pagination188 p. :
      Number of Pages188
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL888575M
      ISBN 109782679410, 9782679534
      LC Control Number95177987


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