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Bridge Over Blood River : the Afrikaners' Fight for Survival.

Author: Kajsa Norman
Publisher: Oxford : Hurst, 2017.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English
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Investigative reporter Kajsa Norman uses the lens of the Afrikaners' story to examine modern considerations about identity, nationalism, and race.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Norman, Kajsa.
Bridge Over Blood River : The Afrikaners' Fight for Survival.
Oxford : Hurst, ©2017
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Kajsa Norman
ISBN: 9781849048545 1849048541
OCLC Number: 973191189
Description: 1 online resource (294 pages)
Contents: Cover; Half-title; Title; Copyright; Contents; Author's Note; Foreword: The Explorers; Prologue; 1. Rise of the Suburban Fortress; 16 December 1838: The Battle of Blood River; 2. JC; 3. The Hugo Brothers; 16 December 1866: The River to Rest; 4. The New Homeland, Orania; 16 December 1881: The Rise of Afrikaner Nationalism; 5. The New Trek; 16 December 1912: The Reconstruction Begins; 6. Good Whites, Poor Whites; 7. Castaways of the Rainbow Nation; 8. Vagina Dentata; 9. Shower Man; 16 December 1938: 'N Volk help homself; 10. Blood Brothers; 11. Jack of All Trades; 12. An Inconvenient Youth. 13. Shoot the Boer14. Good Fences Make Good Neighbours; 16 December 1949: Threat Level: Red; 15. The Reverend; 16 December 1961: The Second Battle Begins; 16. Turning a Blind Eye; 17. Dina at the Monument; 18. The Beginning of the End; 16 December 1988: Tainted Story, Fading Glory; 19. The Reverend Loses His Flock; 16 December 1998: Museum-jacking; 20. The Brothers of Sunshine Corner; 21. Affirmative Action; 22. The Broederbond: Betrayed and Reborn; 23. Terrence Pelser Will Never Fly; 16 December 2006: A Name-Calling Fight; 24. Chess with the Colonel; 16 December 2008: Afrikaner Revivalism. 25. The Battle for History26. The Real Africa; 16 December 2011: A Tale of Two Museums; 27. Africa's White Tribe; 28. Orania Revisited; 29. A Question of Survival; Epilogue; Afterword; Notes; Select Bibliography.

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A subtle investigation of how fears of cultural dilution and violence have shaped Afrikaner identity historically and in the present day.  Read more...

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[Norman] takes on the future of the embattled Afrikaner with remarkable tenacity and intelligence ... Assured and scrupulously reported, this is perhaps the most interesting book about South Africa Read more...

 
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