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Marikana : a View from the Mountain and a Case to Answer.

Author: Peter Alexander
Publisher: Chicago : Jacana Media, 2012.
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Dubbed the ""Marikana Massacre, "" the Marikana miners' strike was the single most lethal use of force by South African security forces against civilians since the end of apartheid; those killed were mineworkers in pursuit of a pay raise. Through a series of interviews conducted with workers who survived the attack, this account documents and examines the controversial shootings in great detail. In addition, it  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Alexander
ISBN: 9781431407354 1431407356 9781431407347 1431407348
OCLC Number: 823390310
Description: 1 online resource (231 pages)

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Dubbed the ""Marikana Massacre, "" the Marikana miners' strike was the single most lethal use of force by South African security forces against civilians since the end of apartheid; those killed were mineworkers in pursuit of a pay raise. Through a series of interviews conducted with workers who survived the attack, this account documents and examines the controversial shootings in great detail. In addition, it includes a narrative of the preceding events as well as of the violence itself written from the perspective of the strikers. Unique and revealing, his book tells of police murders, sa.

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