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South Africa's 1940s : worlds of possibilities

Author: Saul Dubow; Alan Jeeves
Publisher: Cape Town : Double Storey, ©2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The 1940s was a turbulent period in the history of South Africa. It opened with parliament's bitterly contested decision to enter the war; was rocked by political turmoil; and ended with a bang, as well as a whimper, as the National Party captured political power in 1948.
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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Saul Dubow; Alan Jeeves
ISBN: 1770130012 9781770130012
OCLC Number: 60785318
Description: xi, 289 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: Economic growth and transformation in the 1940s --
Visions, hopes and views about the future --
The case for a welfare state --
Delivering primary care in impoverished urban and rural communities --
The Grassy Park Health Centre --
Planning for leisure in 1940s Natal --
Changing the old guard --
Eluding capture --
The politics of the past and of popular pursuits in the construction of everyday Afrikaner nationalism, 1938-1948 --
An Anglo-South African intellectual, the Second World War, and coming of apartheid --
Yusuf Dadoo --
Christian reconstruction.
Responsibility: edited by Saul Dubow & Alan Jeeves.

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The 1940s was a turbulent period in the history of South Africa. It opened with parliament's bitterly contested decision to enter the war; was rocked by political turmoil; and ended with a bang, as well as a whimper, as the National Party captured political power in 1948.

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