A History of South Africa / Edition 1

A History of South Africa / Edition 1

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by Leonard Thompson
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0300065434

ISBN-13: 9780300065435

Pub. Date: 02/01/1996

Publisher: Yale University Press

A leading scholar of South Africa provides a fresh and penetrating exploration of that country's history, from the earliest known human inhabitation of the region to the present, focusing primarily on the experiences of its black inhabitants. For this third edition, Leonard Thompson adds two new chapters that describe the transfer of power and the new South Africa

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A leading scholar of South Africa provides a fresh and penetrating exploration of that country's history, from the earliest known human inhabitation of the region to the present, focusing primarily on the experiences of its black inhabitants. For this third edition, Leonard Thompson adds two new chapters that describe the transfer of power and the new South Africa under the presidencies of Nelson Mandela and Thabo Mbeki

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780300065435
Publisher:
Yale University Press
Publication date:
02/01/1996
Edition description:
Revised Edition
Pages:
352
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 1.10(d)

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Table of Contents

List of Illustrations
vii(4)
Preface xi(4)
Chronology xv
1. The Africans
1(30)
2. The White Invaders: The Cape Colony, 1652-1870
31(39)
3. African Wars and White Invaders: Southeast Africa, 1770-1870
70(40)
4. Diamonds, Gold, and British Imperialism, 1870-1910
110(44)
5. The Segregation Era, 1910-1948
154(33)
6. The Apartheid Era, 1948-1978
187(34)
7. Apartheid in Crisis, 1978-1989
221(20)
8. The Transition, 1989-1995
241(37)
Appendix: Statistics 278(5)
Notes 283(37)
Index 320

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