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emergence of modern South Africa

state, capital, and the incorporation of organized labor on the South African gold fields, 1902-1939

by David Yudelman

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Published by Greenwood Press in Westport, Conn .
Written in English

    Places:
  • South Africa
    • Subjects:
    • Industrial relations -- South Africa -- History.,
    • Gold miners -- South Africa -- History.,
    • Industrial policy -- South Africa -- History.,
    • South Africa -- History -- 1909-1961.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementDavid Yudelman.
      SeriesContributions in comparative colonial studies,, no. 13
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHD6976.M732 S628 1983
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxvi, 315 p. :
      Number of Pages315
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3489656M
      ISBN 100313231702
      LC Control Number82009375

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