2 edition of Higher education and development in Africa today found in the catalog.
Higher education and development in Africa today
Alexander A. Kwapong
Includes bibliographical references.
|Statement||by A.A. Kwapong.|
|Series||The J.B. Danquah memorial lectures ;, ser. 12 (Mar. 1979), J.B. Danquah memorial lectures ;, ser. 12.|
|LC Classifications||LC67.68.A35 K83 1979|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||vii, 37 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||37|
|LC Control Number||82142689|
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