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South Africa : a modern history

Author: T R H Davenport
Publisher: London : Macmillan, 1991.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 4th edView all editions and formats
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A study of South African history, this text focuses on the developments in the country from the beginnings of European settlement to the current political and economic climate.

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: T R H Davenport
ISBN: 0333550331 9780333550335 033355034X 9780333550342
OCLC Number: 22181530
Notes: Previous edition: 1987.
Description: xxv, 662 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
Contents: List of Illustrations - List of Maps - List of Tables - Preface to the First Edition - Preface to the Second Edition - Preface to the Third Edition - Acknowledgements - PART 1: THE PRELUDE TO WHITE DOMINATION - Section 1: The Setting of the Human Problem - From the Dawn of History to the Time of Troubles - The Birth of a Plural Society - The Enlightenment and the Great Trek - Section 2: Chiefdoms, Republics and Colonies in the Nineteenth Century - African Chiefdoms - Boer Republics - British Colonies - Section 3: The Struggle for Possession - White and Black: The Struggle for the Land - Empire and Republics: The Breaking of Boer Independence, 1850-1902 - The Shaping of a White Dominion - PART 2: THE CONSOLIDATION OF A WHITE STATE - Section 1: The Road to Afrikaner Dominance - Union under Stress: botha and Smuts, 1910-24 - The Afrikaner's Road to Parity: Hertzog, 1924-33 - White Unity, Black Division, 1933-9 - Smuts and the Liberal-Nationalist Confrontation, 1939- 48 - Section 2: The Designing of a 'New Model' State - The Age of the Social Engineers, 1948-60 - Internal Combustion, 1956-64 - Modification and Backfire, 1964-78 - At the Crossroads, 1978-90 - Salesmanship: Ethnasia contra mundum, 1945-85 - Section 3: The Political Economy of South Africa - The Economy and the People of South Africa - The Cancer of Apartheid - Bibliographical Notes - Index
Responsibility: T.R.H. Davenport.

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