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Progress of South Africa in the century

Theal, George McCall

Progress of South Africa in the century

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Published by The Linscott Publishing Company in London, Philadelphia .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • South Africa -- History

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p.[v]-ix.

    Statementby George McCall Theal.
    SeriesThe nineteenth century series ... Editors: W. H. Withrow, C. G. D. Roberts [and others -- v. 10]
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxx, 524 p.
    Number of Pages524
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13528636M
    OCLC/WorldCa23033060

      Wealth in South Africa Diamonds, gold and ostrich feathers were the country’s wealth in the late 19 th century. Immigrants, among them Lebanese, Jews and Greeks, entered the country under British colonial rules that classified people by race and colour. Data from the developing world is more limited. The South African Confidential Enquiry into Maternal Deaths, however, shows trends that are most likely representative of many regions in sub-Saharan Africa and even South-East Asia Total maternal mortality in South Africa was per live births in – and per in


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Genre/Form: History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Theal, George McCall, Progress of South Africa in the century.

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