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Khayelitsha new home, old story : a dossier of forced removals of Cape Town"s African population

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Published by The Project in Cape Town .
Written in English


  • Blacks -- South Africa -- Cape of Good Hope -- Relocation.,
  • Khayelitsha (South Africa)

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Edition Notes

Statement[produced by the Surplus Peoples Project, Western Cape].
ContributionsSurplus People Project (South Africa)
LC ClassificationsDT834 .K53 1984
The Physical Object
Pagination142 p. :
Number of Pages142
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19441344M

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