South Africa: A Modern Historyby Thomas R. H. Davenport
This book is a comprehensive survey of the whole of South African history from pre-colonial times to 1999. It handles all major topics in some depth, with special focus on the dramatic changes in that country since 1990. It includes an important chapter on the Truth and Reconciliation Commission and information on the recent South African elections. Both authors have long experience of university teaching in South Africa and have published widely in the field.
- University of Toronto Press
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- 4th ed., updated and extensively rev
Meet the Author
T. R. H. Davenport is Emeritus Professor of History at Rhodes University, Grahamstown.
Christopher Saunders is Associate Professor of History at the University of Cape Town.
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