From apartheid to nation-building contemporary South African debates by Hermann Buhr Giliomee

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Published by Oxford University Press in Cape Town .

Written in English

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  • South Africa,
  • South Africa.


  • Apartheid -- South Africa.,
  • South Africa -- Race relations.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Book details

StatementHermann Giliomee, Lawrence Schlemmer.
ContributionsSchlemmer, Lawrence.
LC ClassificationsDT1757 .G55 1989
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 252 p. ;
Number of Pages252
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1936394M
ISBN 100195705505
LC Control Number90154651

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