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African women and politics

knowledge, gender, and power in male-dominated Cameroon

by Emmanuel Konde

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Published by Edwin Mellen Press in Lewiston, N.Y .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Cameroon
    • Subjects:
    • Women in politics -- Cameroon -- History

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      StatementEmmanuel Konde.
      SeriesAfrican studies ;, v. 77, African studies (Lewiston, N.Y.) ;, v. 77.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHQ1236.5.C17 K66 2005
      The Physical Object
      Paginationp. cm.
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3426581M
      ISBN 100773460659
      LC Control Number2005050450

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