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Church, land, and poverty

Church, land, and poverty

community struggles, land reform, and the policy framework on church land

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Published by South African Council of Churches, National Land Committee in [Johannesburg] .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 193-196).

Statementedited by David S. Gillan ; editorial advisors, Andile Mngxitama, Andrea Froc̈htling & Zakes Nkosi.
ContributionsGillan, David S.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsMLCM 2004/02941 (B)
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 196 p. :
Number of Pages196
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6895244M
LC Control Number00695157


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