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The lion and the springbok Britain and South Africa since the Boer War by Ronald Hyam

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Published by Cambridge University Press in Cambridge, UK ; New York, NY, USA .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • Great Britain,
  • South Africa

Subjects:

  • Great Britain -- Foreign relations -- South Africa.,
  • South Africa -- Foreign relations -- Great Britain.,
  • Great Britain -- Foreign relations -- 20th century.,
  • South Africa -- Foreign relations -- 20th century.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 351-371) and index.

StatementRonald Hyam and Peter Henshaw.
ContributionsHenshaw, Peter.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDA47.9.S6 H93 2003
The Physical Object
Paginationxv, 379 p. :
Number of Pages379
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3563062M
ISBN 10052153769X, 0521824532
LC Control Number2002031357

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