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Basic facts on the Republic of South Africa and the policy of apartheid.

Julian R. Friedman

Basic facts on the Republic of South Africa and the policy of apartheid.

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Published by U.N., Her Majesty"s Stationery Office [distributor] in New York, London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

SeriesU.N. Sales no. : E.78.II.K.2
ContributionsUnited Nations. Department of Political and Security Council Affairs. Centre Against Apartheid.
The Physical Object
Pagination72p. :
Number of Pages72
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14932410M
ISBN 100119054302
OCLC/WorldCa650228178


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