Critical comments on the Chamber of Mines" sanctions poll by Mark Orkin

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Published by CASE in Braamfontein, South Africa .

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  • Economic sanctions -- South Africa -- Public opinion.,
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StatementMark Orkin.
LC ClassificationsHF1613.4 .O75 1989
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Pagination14 p. :
Number of Pages14
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Open LibraryOL1579250M
LC Control Number91101323

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