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Problems of multilingual nations

Chris U. Agbedo

Problems of multilingual nations

the Nigerian perspective

by Chris U. Agbedo

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Published by Fidgina Global Books in Enugu, Nigeria .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 212-235).

StatementChris Agbedo.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsMLCS 2009/42941 (D)
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 235 p. ;
Number of Pages235
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23934651M
ISBN 109788132847
LC Control Number2008430464
OCLC/WorldCa461626017

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