South Africa in the Twentieth Century: A Political History - In Search of a Nation State / Edition 1

South Africa in the Twentieth Century: A Political History - In Search of a Nation State / Edition 1

by James Barber, James Barber
     
 

ISBN-10: 063119102X

ISBN-13: 9780631191025

Pub. Date: 10/26/1999

Publisher: Wiley

This book gives an account of the turbulent and remarkable political history of South Africa in the twentieth century, starting with the South African (Boer) War and finishing as Nelson Mandela comes to power.

Overview

This book gives an account of the turbulent and remarkable political history of South Africa in the twentieth century, starting with the South African (Boer) War and finishing as Nelson Mandela comes to power.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780631191025
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
10/26/1999
Series:
History of the Contemporary World Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
348
Product dimensions:
6.29(w) x 9.03(h) x 1.01(d)

Table of Contents

Part I: The Clash of British Imperialism and Afrikaner Nationalism:.

1. Prelude to War: Afrikaner and British Imperial Nationalism.

2. War, Peace and Reconstruction.

3. Afrikaners, Blacks and Reconstruction.

Part II: The White Union and Black Reaction:.

4. Responsible Government and the Union.

5. The New Union: White and Black Political Activity.

6. The Great War and its Aftermath.

7. The Pact Government and Segregation 1924-9.

8. From Pact to Fusion: Economic Depression and Black Opposition: 1929-39.

Part III: World War II and Apartheid:.

9. World War II and its Aftermath 1939-48.

10. African Nationalism Transformed: 1939-48.

11. The National Party Government 1948-61.

12.African Opposition: Communists, Congress and the Pan Africanist Congress.

Part IV: The Wind of Change:.

13. The New Republic, Sharpeville and the Granite Response.

14. Vorster and the Development of the Bantustans.

15. Black Resistance Inside and Outside the Republic.

Part V: Renewed Black Challenge: .

16. Soweto and its Aftermath.

17. Reform, Security and White Divisions Under P. W. Botha.

18. The Black Rising: and Answering Fire with Fire.

19. Retreat from the Rubicon: The Failure of Reform.

Part VI: Forging the New South Africa:.

20. In Search of a New South Africa.

21. Reaching Agreement: Negotiation, Tension and Violence.

22. Towards the Promised Land.

References.

Index.

Customer Reviews

Average Review:

Write a Review

and post it to your social network

     

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

See all customer reviews >