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Published by Cambridge University Press in Cambridge, New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • South Africa. -- Truth and Reconciliation Commission. -- Amnesty Committee.,
  • Amnesty -- South Africa.,
  • Reconciliation -- Political aspects -- South Africa.,
  • Political crimes and offenses -- South Africa.,
  • Restorative justice -- South Africa.,
  • Apartheid -- South Africa -- History.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementAntje du Bois-Pedain.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDT1974.2 .D83 2007
The Physical Object
Paginationxxvi, 391 p. ;
Number of Pages391
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19968903M
ISBN 100521878292
ISBN 109780521878296
LC Control Number2008295192

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