Awo as a philosopher by M. Akin Makinde

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Published by Obafemi Awolowo University Press in Ile-Ife, Nigeria .

Written in English

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  • Awolowo, Obafemi, -- 1909-,
  • Education -- Nigeria.,
  • Nigeria -- Politics and government -- 1960-

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Book details

StatementMoses Akin Makinde.
ContributionsAwolowo, Obafemi, 1909-
LC ClassificationsDT515.83.A96 M35 2002
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi, 402 p. :
Number of Pages402
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22594887M
ISBN 109781361298

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