5 edition of An African American in South Africa found in the catalog.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 371-385) and index.
|Statement||edited by Robert R. Edgar.|
|Contributions||Edgar, Robert R.|
|LC Classifications||DT1058.B53 B86 1992|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xv, 398 p. :|
|Number of Pages||398|
|LC Control Number||92006621|
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