Political succession in East Africa in search for a limited leadership

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Published by Friedrich Ebert Stiftung, Kenya Office, Kituo Cha Katiba in Nairobi, Kenya, Kampala, Uganda .

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Statementedited by Chris Maina Peter and Fritz Kopsieker.
ContributionsPeter, Chris Maina, 1954-, Kopsieker, Fritz.
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Paginationxx, 150 p. ;
Number of Pages150
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Open LibraryOL16321870M
ISBN 109966957057
LC Control Number2007383310

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