Political violence and the struggle in South Africa

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Published by St. Martins Press in New York .

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  • South Africa.


  • Political violence -- South Africa.,
  • Political persecution -- South Africa.

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Includes bibliographical references and index.

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Statementedited by N. Chabani Manganyi and André du Toit.
ContributionsManganyi, N. C., Du Toit, André.
LC ClassificationsHN801.Z9 V568 1990
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 384 p. ;
Number of Pages384
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1870861M
ISBN 100312046626
LC Control Number90030359

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