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history of South Africa

by Leonard Monteath Thompson

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Published by Yale University Press in New Haven .
Written in English

    Places:
  • South Africa
    • Subjects:
    • South Africa -- History.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 283-319) and index.

      StatementLeonard Thompson.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDT1787 .T48 1995
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxx, 332 p., [32] p. of plates :
      Number of Pages332
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL796807M
      ISBN 100300065426, 0300065434
      LC Control Number95032729

      A Short History of South Africa is a brief, general account of the history of this most complicated and fascinating country - from the first evidence of hominid existence to the wars of the 18th, 19th and 20th centuries that led to the establishment of modern South Africa, the horrors of Apartheid and the optimism following its collapse, as. A Military History of Modern South Africa, by Ian van der Waag, Casemate Publishers, Havertown, Pa., , $ South Africa has played minor roles in large conflicts and large roles in minor ones, a fact that has made for few broad military histories of that state.

      No other book on the market examines the complex history of education in South Africa from colonial times to the present day as ts include the following: Three paradigms in the historiography of South African education: Christian-national, liberalism, liberation socialism; Developments in history of education internationally. This is a short history of Africa excluding Egypt, Ethiopia and (Dutch and British) South Africa, which are the subjects of separate histories. Some of the history of these countries, however, is naturally mentioned in this history of the rest of Africa - but is kept to the minimum needed to make the rest comprehensible.

      Before we can look at the history of the apartheid period it is necessary to understand what apartheid was and how it affected people. Translated from the Afrikaans meaning 'apartness', apartheid was the ideology supported by the National Party (NP) government and was introduced in South Africa in Apartheid called for the separate. A Short History of South Africa is a brief, general account of the history of this most complicated and fascinating country - from the first evidence of hominid existence to the wars of the 18th, 19th and 20th centuries that led to the establishment of modern South Africa, the horrors of Apartheid and the optimism following its collapse, as /5(15).


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