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Published by Centre for the Study of Violence and Reconciliation, Human Rights Media Centre in Johannesburg, Cape Town .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Women political activists -- South Africa,
  • Women"s rights -- South Africa,
  • Mothers -- Political activity -- South Africa,
  • Daughters -- Political activity -- South Africa,
  • Government, Resistance to -- South Africa,
  • Social change -- South Africa,
  • Victims of state-sponsored terrorism -- South Africa

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 5).

Other titlesMothers and daughters in struggle in South Africa
Statementedited by Shirley Gunn and Sinazo Krwala.
ContributionsGunn, Shirley., Krwala, Sinazo., Centre for the Study of Violence and Reconciliation., Human Rights Media Centre (South Africa)
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHQ1236.5.S6 K66 2008
The Physical Object
Pagination264 p. :
Number of Pages264
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24096617M
ISBN 10062042298X
ISBN 109780620422987
LC Control Number2009451095
OCLC/WorldCa301779002

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