The Making of Modern South Africa / Edition 5

The Making of Modern South Africa / Edition 5

by Nigel Worden
     
 

ISBN-10: 0470656336

ISBN-13: 9780470656334

Pub. Date: 01/18/2012

Publisher: Wiley

The new edition of The Making of Modern South Africa provides a comprehensive, current introduction to the key themes and debates concerning the history of this controversial country. Engagingly written, the author provides a sharp, analytical overview of the new South Africa.

  • Examines the major issues in South Africa's history, from

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The new edition of The Making of Modern South Africa provides a comprehensive, current introduction to the key themes and debates concerning the history of this controversial country. Engagingly written, the author provides a sharp, analytical overview of the new South Africa.

  • Examines the major issues in South Africa's history, from pre-colonial to present, including colonial conquest; the establishment of racism, segregation, and apartheid; resistance movements; and the eventual founding of democracy
  • Contains an additional final chapter that takes the story to the present and considers the challenges and compromises of the first two decades of democracy
  • Updated with material on post-apartheid era and current issues in South Africa
  • The only book that gives direct guidance to bibliographical material and readings on key debates
  • Provides a sharp, analytical overview of the new South Africa
  • Extensive references are given to the key writings on each topic and the debates between scholars

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780470656334
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
01/18/2012
Series:
Historical Association Studies Series
Pages:
224
Sales rank:
374,513
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.40(d)

Table of Contents

List of Maps x

Outline Chronology xi

Acknowledgments xviii

Acronyms xix

1 Introduction: The Changing History of South Africa 1

2 The Conquest of the Land 9

3 Changes in Town and Countryside 39

4 White Supremacy, Segregation and Apartheid 73

5 The Heyday of Apartheid 104

6 The Decline and Fall of Apartheid 131

7 The ‘New South Africa’ 156

Bibliography 170

Index 194

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