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Author Worden, Nigel, 1955-

Title The making of modern South Africa : conquest, apartheid, democracy / Nigel Worden.

Published Malden, MA ; Oxford : Blackwell Pub., [2007]


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  968 WORD    AVAILABLE
Edition 4th ed.
Physical description xviii, 198 pages : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm.
Series Historical Association studies.
Historical Association studies.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [167]-189) and index.
Contents 1. Introduction: The Changing History of South Africa -- 2. The Conquest of the Land -- 3. Changes in Town and Countryside -- 4. White Supremacy, Segregation and Apartheid -- 5. The Heyday of Apartheid -- 6. The Decline and Fall of Apartheid -- 7. The 'New South Africa'.
Summary "In The Making of Modern South Africa, Nigel Worden provides a comprehensive and up-to-date introduction to the key themes and debates central to an understanding of the region." "The book examines the major issues in South Africa's history: the colonial conquests of the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries; the establishment of racism, segregation and apartheid; the spirit of reform, resistance and repression of the 1980s; and the eventual break-up of institutional apartheid and founding of democracy."--BOOK JACKET.
Subject Democracy -- South Africa.
Apartheid -- South Africa.
South Africa -- History.
South Africa -- Politics and government.
South Africa -- Race relations.
ISBN 9781405154291 (paperback: alk. paper)
1405154292 (paperback: alk. paper)