by Geoffrey Wheatcroft

Publisher: Weidenfeld and Nicolson in London

Written in English
Published: Pages: 314 Downloads: 789
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  • South Africa -- History -- 1836-1909.

Edition Notes

Bibliography: p.279-286.

StatementGeoffrey Wheatcroft.
The Physical Object
Paginationxix, 314p., 16p. of plates :
Number of Pages314
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22382184M
ISBN 100297784374

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