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War and society

the militarisation of South Africa

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Published by D. Philip in Cape Town .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Militarism -- South Africa,
  • Civil-military relations -- South Africa,
  • South Africa -- Politics and government -- 1978-1989,
  • South Africa -- Military policy,
  • South Africa -- Social conditions

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesSociety at war.
    Statementedited by Jacklyn Cock & Laurie Nathan.
    ContributionsCock, Jacklyn., Nathan, Laurie.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv, 361 p. ;
    Number of Pages361
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15606305M
    ISBN 10086486115X, 0312035519
    LC Control Number89035155
    OCLC/WorldCa22432094

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