surplus people forced removals in South Africa by Laurine Platzky

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Published by Ravan Press in Johannesburg .

Written in English

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  • South Africa


  • Blacks -- South Africa -- Relocation,
  • Colored people (South Africa) -- Relocation,
  • East Indians -- South Africa -- Relocation

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StatementLaurine Platzky and Cherryl Walker for the Surplus People Project.
ContributionsWalker, Cherryl., Surplus People Project (South Africa)
LC ClassificationsDT763.6 .P56 1985
The Physical Object
Paginationxxxiii, 446 p., [12] p. of plates :
Number of Pages446
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2640187M
ISBN 100869752553
LC Control Number85216479

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