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Media and technology in emerging African democracies

Cosmas U. Nwokeafor

Media and technology in emerging African democracies

by Cosmas U. Nwokeafor

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Published by University Press of America in Lanham .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Communication,
  • Technological innovations,
  • Mass media and technology,
  • Information technology

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    Statement[edited by] Cosmas U. Nwokeafor and Kehbuma Langmia ; foreword by Chuka Onwumechili
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsP96.T422 A446 2010
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv, 276 p. :
    Number of Pages276
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25304823M
    ISBN 100761851992, 076185200X
    ISBN 109780761851998, 9780761852001
    LC Control Number2010933273
    OCLC/WorldCa630470360

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