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History of South Africa : Revised Edition.

Author: Leonard Thompson
Publisher: Yale University Press, 2008.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A leading scholar of South Africa provides a fresh and penetrating exploration of that countrys history, from the earliest known human inhabitation of the region to the present. Focusing primarily on the experiences of its black inhabitants, this richly illustrated book is essential reading for anyone wishing to understand the historical patterns behind the conflicts that rage in this troubled land.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Leonard Thompson
ISBN: 0300087764 9780300087765
OCLC Number: 952734111
Description: 1 online resource (352 pages)
Contents: Frontmatter --
CONTENTS --
ILLUSTRATIONS --
MAPS --
PREFACE TO THE THIRD EDITION --
PREFACE TO THE 1995 EDITION --
CHRONOLOGY --
CHAPTER I The Africans --
CHAPTER 2 TheWhite Invaders: TheCapeColony, 1652-1870 --
CHAPTER 3 African Warsand White Invaders: SoutheastAfrica, 1770-1870 --
CHAPTER 4 Diamonds,Gold, and British Imperialism, 1870-1910 --
CHAPTER 5 The SegregationEra, 1910-1948 --
CHAPTER 7 Apartheid in Crisis. 1978-1989 --
CHAPTER 8 ThePoliticalTransition, 1989-1994 --
CHAPTER 9 TheNewSouthAfrica, 1994-2000 --
APPENDIX: STATISTICS --
NOTES --
INDEX
Responsibility: Thompson, Leonard.
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A leading scholar of South Africa provides a fresh and penetrating exploration of that countrys history, from the earliest known human inhabitation of the region to the present. Focusing primarily on the experiences of its black inhabitants, this richly illustrated book is essential reading for anyone wishing to understand the historical patterns behind the conflicts that rage in this troubled land.

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