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Politics in South Africa

from Mandela to Mbeki

by Tom Lodge

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Published by David Philip, James Currey in Cape Town, Oxford .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • South Africa -- Politics and government -- 1994-

  • Edition Notes

    StatementTom Lodge.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsJQ1931 .L63 2003
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvi, 314 p. ;
    Number of Pages314
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22491031M
    ISBN 100852558708, 0864865058, 0253215870


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