South Africa, the 51st state by Stefano Ghersi

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Published by Fastdraft in Randburg .

Written in English

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  • South Africa -- Politics and government,
  • United States -- Politics and government

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

Book details

StatementStefano Ghersi and Peter Major ; foreword by Credo Mutwa.
ContributionsMajor, Peter
LC ClassificationsDT1798 .G44 1989
The Physical Object
Pagination245 p. :
Number of Pages245
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18235887M
ISBN 100620139870

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