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We Are Heirs of the World's Revolutions

Preface by Mary-Alice Waters, introduction by Michel Prairie, photos, maps, chart, index.

Format: Paper

111 Pages

Edition: 2nd

Year: 2007

Publisher: Pathfinder Press

ISBN: 978-0-87348-989-8

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Speeches from the Burkina Faso revolution 1983–87

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