From ivory tower to a people"s university by H. M. Coovadia

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Published by University of Cape Town in Cape Town .

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The 27th T.B. Davie Memorial Lecture delivered in the Jameson Hall, University of Cape Town on September 1986.

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Statementby H.M. Coovadia.
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Open LibraryOL21899130M
ISBN 100799210226

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