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Asbestos blues labour, capital, physicians & the state in South Africa by Jock McCulloch

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Published by James Currey, Indiana University Press in Oxford, Bloomington .
Written in English



  • South Africa.


  • Asbestos -- Health aspects -- South Africa.,
  • Asbestos mines and mining -- South Africa.,
  • Asbestos abatement -- South Africa.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementJock McCulloch.
SeriesAfrican issues
LC ClassificationsRA1231.A8 M385 2002
The Physical Object
Paginationxx, 223 p. :
Number of Pages223
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3656434M
ISBN 100253341272, 0852558635, 0253215412, 0852558627
LC Control Number2002510605

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