African Journal of
Political Science and International Relations

  • Abbreviation: Afr. J. Pol. Sci. Int. Relat.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 1996-0832
  • DOI: 10.5897/AJPSIR
  • Start Year: 2007
  • Published Articles: 382

Book Review

Amadu Sesay’s Civil Wars, Child Soldiers and Post Conflict Peace Building in West Africa, Lagos

Egbe, Olawari D.J
  • Egbe, Olawari D.J
  • Political Science, Niger Delta University, Wilberforce Island, Bayelsa State, Nigeria.
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  •  Accepted: 03 January 2014
  •  Published: 31 March 2014



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