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Broadening democracy for stability

Broadening democracy for stability

first interim report of the Volkstaat Council.

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Published by The Council in Pretoria .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Volkstaat Council (South Africa)

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    Other titlesFirst interim report of the Volkstaat Council
    ContributionsVolkstaat Council (South Africa)
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsJQ1998.V65 B76 1995
    The Physical Object
    Pagination110 leaves :
    Number of Pages110
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL583351M
    ISBN 100620194286
    LC Control Number96172872
    OCLC/WorldCa37977351

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