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Reluctant empire

British policy on the South African frontier, 1834-1854

by John S. Galbraith

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  • 13 Currently reading

Published by Greenwood Press in Westport, Conn .
Written in English

    Places:
  • South Africa
    • Subjects:
    • South Africa -- History -- 1836-1909.,
    • South Africa -- History -- To 1836.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby John S. Galbraith.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDT773 .G34 1978
      The Physical Object
      Paginationx, 293 p. :
      Number of Pages293
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4556183M
      ISBN 100313200874
      LC Control Number77026179

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