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A history of South Africa

Author: Leonard Monteath Thompson; Lynn Berat
Publisher: New Haven : Yale University Press, 2014. ©2000 ©2014
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Fourth editionView all editions and formats
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An exploration of the history of South Africa, from the earliest known human inhabitation of the region to the beginning of the 21st century.
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Leonard Monteath Thompson; Lynn Berat
ISBN: 9780300189353 0300189354
OCLC Number: 864787696
Language Note: Text in English.
Notes: Previous Yale University Press edition: 2001.
Description: xxix, 437 pages, 36 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, maps ; 21 cm
Contents: The Africans --
The white invaders: The Cape colony, 1652-1870 --
African wars and white invaders: Southeast Africa, 1770-1870 --
Diamonds, gold, and British imperialism, 1870-1910 --
The segregation era, 1910-1948 --
The apartheid era, 1948-1978 --
Apartheid in crisis, 1978-1989 --
The political transition, 1989-1994 --
The new South Africa, 1994-1999 --
Beyond the new South Africa, 1999-2014 / by Lynn Berat --
Appendix: Statistics.
Responsibility: Leonard Thompson ; revised and updated by Lynn Berat.

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A magisterial history of South Africa, from the earliest known human inhabitation of the region to the present. It also includes a chapter chronicling the first presidential term of Mbeki and ending  Read more...

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"Lynn Berat's brilliant addition to Leonard Thompson's superlative history takes the reader on a riveting tour of twenty-first century South Africa in all its triumph and tragedy."-Cindy Kaplan, Read more...

 
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