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Machiavellism in Nigerian politics

Anthony Ifeanyi Ejeziem

Machiavellism in Nigerian politics

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Published by The Potter Creations Coy. in Enugu, Nigeria .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • State, The,
  • Nigeria -- Politics and government -- 1960-

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    StatementAnthony Ifeanyi Ejeziem.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsJQ3090 .E345 2006
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 165 p. ;
    Number of Pages165
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23724343M
    ISBN 109788060935
    ISBN 109789788060932
    LC Control Number2008531501

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Wole Soyinka has also played an important role in Nigerian politics, which has at times exposed him to great personal risk. Machiavelli believes that rulers should prefer to be feared rather than loved.

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