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A Concise History of South Africa.

Author: Robert Ross
Publisher: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2008.
Series: Cambridge concise histories.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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This book provides succinct coverage of the history of South Africa from the introduction of agriculture 1500 years ago up to and including the government of Nelson Mandela.
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Ross
ISBN: 9780521720267 0521720265
OCLC Number: 191807809
Notes: Originally published: 1999.
Description: xx, 251 pages : illustrations, maps ; 22 cm.
Contents: Preface --
Terminology and orthography --
Introduction --
The settlement of the country --Colonial conquest --
Unification --
Consolidation --
Apartheid --
The costs of apartheid --
'Let freedom reign': the ending of apartheid and the transition to democracy, 1980-1994 --Epilogue: the acid rain of freedom.
Series Title: Cambridge concise histories.
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