Governing elite and civil society in Côte d"Ivoire

the construction of foreign policy towards France (1973-1995) by Mamouda Mbemap

Publisher: University of Portsmouth, School of Languages and Area Studies in Portsmouth

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Thesis (Ph.D.) - University of Portsmouth, 1998.

Statementby Mamouda Mbemap.
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Governing elite and civil society in Côte d'Ivoire: the construction of foreign policy towards France () Author: Mbemap, Mamouda ISNI: Awarding Body: University of Portsmouth Current Institution: University of Portsmouth Date of Award: Author: Mamouda Mbemap.

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