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A history of South Africa to 1870

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Published by Westview Press in Boulder, Colo .
Written in English

    Places:
  • South Africa
    • Subjects:
    • South Africa -- History -- To 1836.,
    • South Africa -- History -- 1836-1909.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementedited by Monica Wilson and Leonard Thompson.
      ContributionsWilson, Monica Hunter., Thompson, Leonard Monteath.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDT775 .S63 1983
      The Physical Object
      Pagination476 p. :
      Number of Pages476
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3510461M
      ISBN 100865315825, 0865315817
      LC Control Number82062959


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