South Africa from the great trek to the union
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South Africa from the great trek to the union

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Published by Chapman e Hall in London .
Written in English


  • South Africa -- History

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Statementby Frank R. Cana.
LC ClassificationsDT766 C3 1909
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 340 p. :
Number of Pages340
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20811020M

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