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by Roger B. Beck


International Journal of African Historical Studies. Roger Beck has done a good job of an introductory text on South Africa.

this book provides a solid overview of South African history and is recommended for undergraduate and general audiences. International Journal of African Historical Studies. Roger Beck has done a good job of an introductory text on South Afric. .Professor Beck brings together a fair wealth of information and detail with ease and writes with fluency and authority, making his History of South Africa a clear and easy read.

A newly revised and thoroughly updated version of a popular Greenwood publication, The History of South .

This compellingly written history of South Africa, from prehistoric times through 1999, is the only up-to-date history of the nation. ISBN13:9780313307300. Anyone who writes or speaks about South Africa has to preface their work with a discussion of South African terminology and orthography. The problem began when the Dutch arrived in 1652 and called the Khoikhoi people Hottentots. For much of South Africa's history Whites used the word kaffir (Arabic for "infidel") for Africans, and that practice continued into the late twentieth century.

This compellingly written history of South Africa, from prehistoric times through 1999, is the only up-to-date history of the nation

This compellingly written history of South Africa, from prehistoric times through 1999, is the only up-to-date history of the nation. Beginning with an overview of the modern nation, this narrative history traces South Africa from prehistory through the European invasions, the settlement by Dutch, the imposition of British rule, the many internecine wars for control of the nation, the institution of apartheid, and, finally, freedom for all South Africans in 1994 and the Mandela years 1994-1999

South Africa today - The first South Africans, 4 million .

inlibrary; printdisabled; ; china. South Africa today - The first South Africans, 4 million . European invasion, 1488-1795 - The British and the Cape Colony, 1795-1870 - African states, Afrikaner republics, and British imperialism, 1770-1870 - The British Imperial Age, 1870-1910 - White union and Black segregation: preparing for Apartheid, 1910-1948 - The Apartheid years, 1948-1973 - The final years of white domination, 1973-1994 - The Mandela years, 1994-1999.

In primeval times, South America was locked together with Africa, Australia, Antarctica, and India in a ""supercontinent"" that for 300 million years circled the South Pole in perpetual cold.

The History of Ghana - Greenwood Histories of the Modern Nations . The book is recommended for collections in African history, but also as a valuable asset to any basic library reference collection.

The History of Ghana - Greenwood Histories of the Modern Nations (Hardback). Roger S. Gocking (author). his volume is quite comprehensive, spanning the history of Ghana from the Stone Age to the twenty-first century. Roger Gocking does not paint the history of Ghana in broad simple strokes.

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To quote the title of Nelson Mandela's 1994 autobiography, it has been a long walk to freedom. The history of South Africa, one of the oldest inhabited places on earth, is also the story of one of the newest nations, made and remade over the last century. This compellingly written history of South Africa, from prehistoric times through 1999, is the only up-to-date history of the nation. Beginning with an overview of the modern nation, this narrative history traces South Africa from prehistory through the European invasions, the settlement by Dutch, the imposition of British rule, the many internecine wars for control of the nation, the institution of apartheid, and, finally, freedom for all South Africans in 1994 and the Mandela years 1994-1999.

Twin themes of colonial rule and racism intertwine over the course of the last three hundred and fifty years. Beck, a specialist in the history of South Africa, illuminates the conflicts, personalities, and tragedies of South African history over this period, culminating in the end of apartheid in 1994, the release from prison of Nelson Mandela, and his formation of a new government. Brief sketches of key people in the history of South Africa, a glossary of terms, maps, and a bibliographic essay of suggested reading complete the work. Every library should update its resources on South Africa with this engagingly written and authoritative history.

The History of South Africa (The Greenwood Histories of the Modern Nations) epub download

ISBN13: 978-0313360893

ISBN: 0313360898

Author: Roger B. Beck

Category: Other

Subcategory: Humanities

Language: English

Publisher: Greenwood (June 30, 2000)

Pages: 280 pages

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