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idea of the university a symposium of addresses by South African Institute of Race Relations. Commission of Enquiry into Separate University Education.

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

Subjects:

  • South Africa -- Race relations.,
  • South Africa -- Education, Higher

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementdelivered by T.B. Davie, and E.E. Harris, at a one-day conference.
ContributionsHarris, Errol Eustace, Davie, Thomas Benjamin, 1895-
The Physical Object
Pagination36 p.
Number of Pages36
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16556782M

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