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African National Congress; South Africa: a short history.

African National Congress.

African National Congress; South Africa: a short history.

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Published by Publicity and Information Bureau, African National Congress in London .
Written in English

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  • African National Congress.

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDT1 .A226523
    The Physical Object
    Pagination31 p.
    Number of Pages31
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5029667M
    LC Control Number73853050


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