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history of apartheid the story of the colour war in South Africa by Lawrence Elwin Neame

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Published by Pall Mall Press with Barrie and Rockliff in London .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • South Africa -- Race relations

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementL. E. Neame.
The Physical Object
Pagination200 p. :
Number of Pages200
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13576128M
OCLC/WorldCa1904023

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