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Published by Oxford University Press in Cape Town .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • South Africa,
  • South Africa.

Subjects:

  • Popular culture -- South Africa.,
  • South Africa -- Social life and customs.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [517]-545) and index.

Statementedited by Sarah Nuttall and Cheryl-Ann Michael.
ContributionsNuttall, Sarah., Michael, Cheryl-Ann.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDT1971 .S46 2000
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 559 p. :
Number of Pages559
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4011171M
ISBN 100195718399
LC Control Number2001373703

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