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The rise and demise of the Afrikaners

Author: Hermann Giliomee
Publisher: Cape Town, South Africa : Tafelberg, 2019.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Hermann Giliomee
ISBN: 9780624086710 0624086712
OCLC Number: 1090395708
Description: 360 pages ; 24cm.
Contents: The dog that did not bark: a word in advance. Section 1. The making of apartheid. 1. Non-racial Afrikaner politics and the 'coloured vote': the non-racial franchise and Afrikaner and coloured identities, 1910-1994 - 2. The making of the apartheid plan, 1929-1948 - 3. 'Survival in justice': an Afrikaner debate about apartheid - 4. Ethnic business and economic empowerment: the Afrikaner case, 1915-1970 - 5. 'Bantu education': Apartheid and mass black education. Section 2. Attempting to share power without losing control. 6. BJ Vorster and the sultan's horse - 7. The Botha quest: sharing power without losing control - 8. The Botha quest: changing everything except the way we think - 9. 'Great expectations': President PW Botha's Rubicon speech of 1985 - 10. Breyten's outrage - 11. The elusive search for peace. Section 3. Losing power. 12. Surrender without defeat: Afrikaners and the South African 'miracle' - 13. Admit defeat and seek an independent cultural space - 14. Mandela and the last Afrikaner leaders. Section 4. An elite abandons its people. 15. Stellenbosch University turns against itself; a reply to Professor Wim de Villiers's dismissive attitude to the university's history - 16. The rise and decline of Afrikaans as a public language and the possible demise of the Afrikaners.
Other Titles: Rise & demise of the Afrikaners
Responsibility: Hermann Giliomee.

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