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On a platter of gold?

Akin L. Mabogunje

On a platter of gold?

reflections on four decades of governance in Nigeria

by Akin L. Mabogunje

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Published by Obafemi Awolowo Foundation in Lagos [Nigeria] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Nigeria
    • Subjects:
    • Nigeria -- Politics and government -- 1960-

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 33-[34]).

      StatementAkin L. Mabogunje.
      SeriesObafemi Awolowo memorial lecture series,, 1997
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDT515.8 .M33 1997
      The Physical Object
      Pagination33, [1] p. ;
      Number of Pages33
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6863089M
      LC Control Number00377892
      OCLC/WorldCa43356913

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      The Padilla gold "plates" are well known in LDS Church archaeological-anthropological circles, where they have been the subject of publications, papers, discussion, and firsthand examination. They have become an exciting topic and have often been used in missionary endeavors as an example of empirical evidence for the authenticity of the Book. KnoWhy #; Testimony of the Prophet Joseph Smith, front of edition of the Book of Mormon; cf. Joseph Smith—History Why Did Moroni Deliver the Plates on September 22?

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