Women and war in South Africa

by Jacklyn Cock

Publisher: Pilgrim Press in Cleveland

Written in English
Published: Pages: 254 Downloads: 797
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  • South Africa.


  • Women and war -- South Africa.,
  • Women and the military -- South Africa.,
  • Women -- South Africa -- Interviews.,
  • South Africa -- Politics and government -- 1978-1989.

Edition Notes

StatementJacklyn Cock.
LC ClassificationsDT1963 .C63 1993
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 254 p. ;
Number of Pages254
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1407805M
ISBN 10082980966X
LC Control Number93016270

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