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Follow the flags through Parktown for a glimpse of Johannesburg"s war

Dennis Adams

Follow the flags through Parktown for a glimpse of Johannesburg"s war

a route through some of Johannesburg"s most beautiful and historic suburbs tracking the exploits of the early residents in the Anglo-Boer War, 1899-1902

by Dennis Adams

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Published by Parktown & Westcliff Heritage Trust in Parktown, Johannesburg .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Parktown (Johannesburg, South Africa),
  • Johannesburg (South Africa),
  • South Africa,
  • Johannesburg
    • Subjects:
    • South African War, 1899-1902 -- South Africa -- Johannesburg -- Guidebooks.,
    • Historic sites -- South Africa -- Johannesburg -- Guidebooks.,
    • Parktown (Johannesburg, South Africa) -- History, Military.,
    • Parktown (Johannesburg, South Africa) -- Guidebooks.,
    • Johannesburg (South Africa) -- History, Military.,
    • Johannesburg (South Africa) -- Guidebooks.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 62-63) and indexes.

      Other titlesFollow the flags through Parktown
      StatementDennis Adams, Flo Bird and Lorna Jones.
      GenreGuidebooks.
      ContributionsBird, Flo., Jones, Lorna, d. 2002., Parktown & Westcliff Heritage Trust.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDT2405.J656 P353 2002
      The Physical Object
      Pagination64 p. :
      Number of Pages64
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3732225M
      ISBN 100620291753
      LC Control Number2003390393
      OCLC/WorldCa52450273

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