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Fall Of Apartheid

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Overview

The Fall of Apartheid tells the extraordinary story of how apartheid came into being, secured its ascendancy over the richest and most developed society in Sub-Saharan Africa, and then collapsed. For the first time it reveals the full story of the secret meetings between Africans and Afrikaners in Britain in which South Africa's current president, Thabo Mbeki, had a direct line to President Botha.

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"...very interesting to read especially because of the wealth of quotations, fragments, and citations."—Annelies Vergoolaege, H-Safrica
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780333802472
  • Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
  • Publication date: 3/20/2002
  • Edition description: REV
  • Pages: 276
  • Product dimensions: 5.60 (w) x 8.60 (h) x 0.90 (d)

Meet the Author

Robert Harvey is former Assistant Editor of the Economist and writer and columnist for the Daily Telegraph.

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Table of Contents

Part I: The Select
• A Stranger in Stellenbosch
• A Seed of Hope
• The Broeders-Stormtroopers of Apartheid
• The Voksstaat
• The Mathematicians
• Afrikaner Darkness
• Afrikaner Caudillo
• The Rage
Part II: Triumph of the Soul
• Romancing the Prisoner
• Punch, Counterpunch
• Most Secret Conduit
• The Mandela Imperative
• Hard Bargaining
• Breakthrough
• The Thatcher Opportunity
• The Fall of Botha
• Face to Face
• The De Klerk Revolution
• The White Collapse
• The Unraveling

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