South Africa: The Rise and Fall of Apartheid (Seminar Studies 3rd New edition)

South Africa: The Rise and Fall of Apartheid (Seminar Studies 3rd New edition)

By: William H. Worger (author), Nancy L. Clark (author)Paperback

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South Africa: The Rise and Fall of Apartheid examines the history of South Africa from 1948 to the present day, covering the introduction of the oppressive policy of apartheid when the Nationalists came to power, its mounting opposition in the 1970s and 1980s, its eventual collapse in the 1990s, and its legacy up to the present day. Fully revised, the third edition includes: new material on the impact of apartheid, including the social and cultural effects of the urbanization that occurred when Africans were forced out of rural areas analysis of recent political and economic issues that are rooted in the apartheid regime, particularly continuing unemployment and the emergence of opposition political parties such as the Economic Freedom Fighters an updated Further Reading section, reflecting the greatly increased availability of online materials an expanded set of primary source documents, providing insight into the minds of those who enforced apartheid and those who fought it. Illustrated with photographs, maps and figures and including a chronology of events, glossary and Who's Who of key figures, this essential text provides students with a current, clear, and succinct introduction to the ideology and practice of apartheid in South Africa.

About Author

Nancy L. Clark is the DeGrummond Professor of History at Louisiana State University. Her publications include Manufacturing Apartheid: State Corporations in South Africa (1994). William H. Worger is Professor of History at the University of California, Los Angeles, and his publications include South Africa's City of Diamonds: Mine Workers and Monopoly Capitalism in Kimberley, 1867-1895 (1987). Together they have edited Africa and the West: A Documentary History, Volume 1: From the Slave Trade to Conquest, 1441-1905, (2010) and Africa and the West: A Documentary History, Volume 2: From Colonialism to Independence, 1875 to the Present, (2010).


List of plates List of figures List of tables Maps Chronology Who's who PART ONE SETTING THE SCENE 1 INTRODUCTION 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 TWO 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 grand 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 THREE ASSESSMENT 6 THE LEGACY OF APARTHEID PART FOUR DOCUMENTS 1 Manifesto of the ANC Youth League, 1944 2 Verwoerd explains apartheid, 1950 3 Mandela speaks on the need to challenge apartheid, 1953 4 Mrs. Dumani describes how segregationist and apartheid laws destroyed her family, 1957 5 The Freedom Charter, 1955 6 Frances Baard describes how women organised to protest the pass laws, 1956 7 Robert Sobukwe, `My Idea of Africa in 1973', 1959 8 Stephen Biko explains `black consciousness', 1971 9 Dan Montsisi testifies as to the origins of the Soweto uprising, 1976 10 Dan Montsisi is tortured by the police, 1977 11 An ordinary policeman explains his involvement in the killing of Stephen Biko, 1977 12 Declaration of the United Democratic Front, 20 August 1983 13 Margaret Friedman speaks about the assassination of her partner, Dr. David Webster, and her search for his killers, 1989. 14 F.W. de Klerk announces the unbanning of the ANC and the freeing of Mandela, 1990 15 Eugene de Kock talks about killing people, 1990 16 Nelson Mandela cautions that the struggle for freedom remains to be won, 1990 17 Mandela speaks of freedom attained, at his inauguration as president of South Africa, 1994 Glossary Guide to Further Reading References Index

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  • ISBN13: 9781138963238
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 232
  • ID: 9781138963238
  • weight: 386
  • ISBN10: 1138963232
  • edition: 3rd New edition

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