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Poverty in perspective by Sheila T. Van der Horst

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Published by South African Institute of Race Relations in Johannesburg .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • South Africa.

Subjects:

  • Poor -- South Africa,
  • Poverty

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementby Sheila T. van der Horst.
SeriesTopical talks,, no. 6
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDT751 .T6 no. 6, HC517.S73 .T6 no. 6
The Physical Object
Pagination9 p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5744329M
LC Control Number70882659

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