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Peacemaking in South Africa

a life in conflict resolution

by Hendrik W. Van der Merwe

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Published by Tafelberg in Cape Town .
Written in English

    Places:
  • South Africa,
  • South Africa.
    • Subjects:
    • Van der Merwe, Hendrik W.,
    • University of Cape Town. Centre for Intergroup Studies -- Biography.,
    • Conflict management -- South Africa.,
    • South Africa -- History -- 1961-,
    • South Africa -- Race relations -- History -- 20th century.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes index.

      StatementH.W. van der Merwe ; [foreword by Nelson Mandela].
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDT1949.V354 A3 2000
      The Physical Object
      Pagination223 p. ;
      Number of Pages223
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4011155M
      ISBN 100624039137
      LC Control Number2001373684


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