Regional planning and national development in tropical Africa by Conference on Regional Planning and National Development in Tropical Africa University of Ibadan 1972.

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Includes bibliographical references and index.

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Statementedited by Akin L. Mabogunje and Adetoye Faniran.
ContributionsMabogunje, Akin L., Faniran, A.
LC ClassificationsHT395.A32 S933
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi, 288 p. :
Number of Pages288
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Open LibraryOL4473161M
ISBN 109781210214
LC Control Number79300379

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