9781408245644

South Africa : The Rise and Fall of Apartheid

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  • ISBN13:

    9781408245644

  • ISBN10:

    1408245647

  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Nonspecific Binding
  • Copyright: 4/21/2011
  • Publisher: Routledge

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Summary

A new edition of the most#xA0;popular concise and analytical study of Apartheid on the market.

Author Biography

NANCY L. CLARK and WILLIAM H. WORGER have been researching and writing about the history of South Africa since first visiting the country in the mid 1970s. Nancy L. Clark is currently Professor of History at Louisiana State University. William H. Worger is Professor of History at the University of California, Los Angeles.

Table of Contents

List of maps and figures

Publisher's acknowledgements

Chronology

Who's who

Glossary

Maps

PART 1: SETTING THE SCENE

1. INTRODUCTION

Apartheid

Historiography

2.  HISTORICAL BACKGROUND

The peoples of South Africa

The creation of South Africa: The South African War and its aftermath

Union and Segregation

The African response

The rise of Afrikanerdom

PART 2: ANALYSIS

3. THE BASIS OF APARTHEID

Why apartheid?

The implementation of apartheid

Early Apartheid legislation

Challenge and repression

The grand apartheid solution

4. GROWING CONTRADICTIONS

The impact of apartheid

The failure of apartheid

Essential workers: The failure of labour control

Bantu education and black consciousness

The apartheid police state

The total strategy

From failure to reform?:  The 1983 Constitution

5. THE COLLAPSE OF APARTHEID

Reform and repression

Insurrection

Negotiation

PART 3: ASSESSMENT

6. THE LEGACY OF APARTHEID

PART 4: DOCUMENTS

Guide to further reading

References

Index

 

 

 

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