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The HSRC Publishing house, under its three imprints, publishes relevant, innovative, research-based scholarly books on South Africa, Africa and the world. Its distinctive range of scholarly books and wide range of authors from Africa and the south cover research themes, topics and questions in the social sciences and humanities. Scholarly books under both the HSRC… View Article

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