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Social change and social progress in Africa

International Labour Office.

Social change and social progress in Africa

report of the Director-General [to the] Third African Regional Conference, Accra, 1969. First item on the agenda.

by International Labour Office.

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Published in Geneva .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Africa
    • Subjects:
    • Africa -- Social conditions -- 1960-,
    • Africa -- Economic conditions -- 1960-

    • Edition Notes

      ContributionsAfrican Regional Conference of the International Labor Organization, Accra, 1969.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHN773 .I53
      The Physical Object
      Pagination118 p.
      Number of Pages118
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5383057M
      LC Control Number72461095

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African Regional Conference: OCLC Number: Notes: At head of title: Report I. Description: pages 24 cm. The foregoing laid the foundation on which this chapter discussed theories of social change and development in Africa. In this respect the chapter delineates three major phases in the history of African people as well as the concomitant effects regarding social change and by: 1.

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