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The Making of Modern South Africa : Conquest, Apartheid, Democracy, Paperback / softback Book

The Making of Modern South Africa : Conquest, Apartheid, Democracy Paperback / softback

Part of the Historical Association Studies series

Description

The new edition of The Making of Modern South Africa provides a comprehensive, current introduction to the key themes and debates concerning the history of this controversial country.

Engagingly written, the author provides a sharp, analytical overview of the new South Africa. * Examines the major issues in South Africa's history, from pre-colonial to present, including colonial conquest; the establishment of racism, segregation, and apartheid; resistance movements; and the eventual founding of democracy * Contains an additional final chapter that takes the story to the present and considers the challenges and compromises of the first two decades of democracy * Updated with material on post-apartheid era and current issues in South Africa * The only book that gives direct guidance to bibliographical material and readings on key debates * Provides a sharp, analytical overview of the new South Africa * Extensive references are given to the key writings on each topic and the debates between scholars

Information

  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Pages: 224 pages
  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Inc
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: African history
  • ISBN: 9780470656334

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