A Concise History of South Africa / Edition 2

A Concise History of South Africa / Edition 2

by Robert Ross
     
 

ISBN-10: 0521720265

ISBN-13: 9780521720267

Pub. Date: 12/04/2008

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Lays emphasis on the continuing influence of the country's African heritage whilst also chronicling the processes of colonial conquest and of economic development stemming from the industrial revolution. This is followed by an analysis of the fundamental political changes South Africa has undergone, and a background for understanding those many things which have

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Lays emphasis on the continuing influence of the country's African heritage whilst also chronicling the processes of colonial conquest and of economic development stemming from the industrial revolution. This is followed by an analysis of the fundamental political changes South Africa has undergone, and a background for understanding those many things which have not changed.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521720267
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
12/04/2008
Series:
Cambridge Concise Histories Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
256
Product dimensions:
5.40(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

List of illustrations; Preface; Terminology and orthography; Introduction; 1. The settlement of the country; 2. Colonial conquest; 3. Unification; 4. Consolidation; 5. Apartheid; 6. The costs of apartheid; 7: 'Let freedom reign': the ending of apartheid and the transition to democracy, 1980–1994; 8. Epilogue: the acid rain of freedom; Suggestions for further reading; Index.

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