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The Story of South Africa an account of the historical transformation of the dark continent by the European powers and the culminating contest between Great Britain and the South African Republic in the Transvaal War by

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Published by World Pub. Co. in Guelph, Ont .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • South African War, 1899-1902.,
  • South Africa -- History.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Filmed from a copy of the original publication held by the National Library of Canada. Ottawa : Canadian Institute for Historical Microreproductions, 1981.

Statementby John Clark Ridpath ... [et al].
SeriesCIHM/ICMH Microfiche series -- no. 12481
ContributionsRidpath, John Clark, 1840-1900.
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination10 microfiches (472 fr.)
Number of Pages472
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21986800M
ISBN 100665124813

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