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Published by Govt. Printer in Pretoria .
Written in English



  • Ciskei (South Africa),
  • Transkei (South Africa),
  • South Africa,
  • Transkei.,
  • Ciskei.


  • Ethnology -- South Africa -- Transkei.,
  • Ethnology -- South Africa -- Ciskei.,
  • Tribal government -- South Africa -- Transkei.,
  • Tribal government -- South Africa -- Ciskei.,
  • Ciskei (South Africa) -- Politics and government.,
  • Transkei (South Africa) -- Politics and government.

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Edition Notes

Statementby A.O. Jackson.
SeriesEthnological publications ;, no. 53
LC ClassificationsGN656 .J33 1975
The Physical Object
Paginationiii, 81 p. :
Number of Pages81
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3989304M
ISBN 100621021032
LC Control Number2001321653

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