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Spear of the Nation (Umkhonto we Sizwe)

Spear of the Nation (Umkhonto we Sizwe)

armed struggle - strategy and tactics of the African National Congress.

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Published by ANC in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

ContributionsAfrican National Congress.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsMLCS 91/16546 (J)
The Physical Object
Pagination21 p. ;
Number of Pages21
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1618336M
LC Control Number91161481

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