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Verwoerd. by Alexander Hepple

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Published by Penguin in Harmondsworth .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Verwoerd, Hendrik Frensch, 1901-1966.

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Edition Notes

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SeriesPolitical leaders of the twentieth century, Pelican book A913.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDT779.8.V4 H4
The Physical Object
Pagination253 p.
Number of Pages253
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5588264M
LC Control Number67108656

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