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South Africa"s foreign policy, 1945-1970

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Published by Oxford University Press in London, New York .
Written in English



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  • South Africa -- Foreign relations -- 1948-1961

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Bibliography: p. [309]-314.

Statement[by] James Barber.
LC ClassificationsDT770 .B3
The Physical Object
Pagination325 p.
Number of Pages325
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5469936M
ISBN 100192156519
LC Control Number73172971

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