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State security in South Africa : civil-military relations under P.W. Botha

Author: James Michael Roherty
Publisher: Armonk (N.Y.) : M.E. Sharpe, cop. 1992.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A study of civil-military relations in the Republic of South Africa while P.W. Botha was prime minister. It argues that Botha used the South African defence force as an instrument for stabilization,  Read more...

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Named Person: Pieter Willem Botha
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: James Michael Roherty
ISBN: 0873328779 9780873328777
OCLC Number: 469675086
Notes: Bibliogr. p. 214-217. Index.
Description: XII-227 p. ; 24 cm
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