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Women in South African history

Women in South African history

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Published by HSRC Press, Distributed in North America by Independent Publishers Group in Cape Town, [Chicago] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Women -- South Africa -- History,
  • Women -- South Africa -- Biography,
  • Women -- South Africa -- Historiography,
  • Women in politics -- South Africa,
  • South Africa -- History,
  • South Africa -- Historiography

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by Nomboniso Gasa.
    GenreBiography.
    ContributionsGasa, Nomboniso., Human Sciences Research Council., South Africa. Dept. of Arts and Culture.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHQ1800.5 .W48 2007
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxxvii, 458 p. :
    Number of Pages458
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18841528M
    ISBN 100796921741
    ISBN 109780796921741
    LC Control Number2007327080

      The South African president, Cyril Ramaphosa, has admitted the country is facing a national crisis of violence against women as protesters took to the streets for a third successive day.


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