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TROPICAL GANGSTERS - One Man's Experience with Development and Decadence in Deepest Africa by  Robert Klitgaard - First Edition - 1990 - from W. Fraser Sandercombe and

TROPICAL GANGSTERS - One Man's Experience with Development and Decadence in Deepest Africa

by Klitgaard, Robert

Condition: Very Good/Very Good

New York: Basic Books - Harper Collins, 1990. (xi) 281 pp. Quarter-bound in gray cloth on black boards; lettered in copper on the spine; headband; illustrated with maps. Light wear at the corners of the dustjacket; price intact; no interior markings. The Contents are: Giving and Receiving; A Passage to Guinea; Witch Doctors; Us versus Them; Beginning to Move; Technical Assiatance; Rehabilitation; and Dissolution; followed by an index.. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo.


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