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Popular fallacies in the Nigerian social sciences

P. Heinecke

Popular fallacies in the Nigerian social sciences

by P. Heinecke

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Published by s.n.] in [Zaria, Nigeria .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Nigeria.
    • Subjects:
    • Social sciences -- Nigeria.,
    • Historiography -- Nigeria.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby P. Heinecke.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsH53.N6 H45 1984
      The Physical Object
      Paginationv, 145 p. :
      Number of Pages145
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2312428M
      LC Control Number86191777

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