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Up against apartheid

the role and the plight of the press in South Africa

by Richard Pollak

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Published by Southern Illinois University Press in Carbondale, IL .
Written in English

    Places:
  • South Africa.
    • Subjects:
    • Government and the press -- South Africa,
    • South African newspapers,
    • English newspapers -- South Africa

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      StatementRichard Pollak.
      SeriesScience and international affairs
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPN4748.S58 P6
      The Physical Object
      Pagination157 p. ;
      Number of Pages157
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4107581M
      ISBN 100809310139
      LC Control Number80022363


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