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Popular Politics in the History of South Africa, 1400-1948, Paperback / softback Book

Popular Politics in the History of South Africa, 1400-1948 Paperback / softback

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Popular Politics in the History of South Africa, 1400-1948 offers an inclusive vision of South Africa's past.

Drawing largely from original sources, Paul Landau presents a history of the politics of the country's people, from the time of their early settlements in the elevated heartlands, through the colonial era, to the dawn of Apartheid.

A practical tradition of mobilization, alliance, and amalgamation persisted, mutated, and occasionally vanished from view; it survived against the odds in several forms, in tribalisms, Christian assemblies, and other, seemingly hybrid movements; and it continues today.

Landau treats southern Africa broadly, concentrating increasingly on the southern Highveld and ultimately focusing on a transnational movement called the 'Samuelites'.

He shows how people's politics in South Africa were suppressed and transformed, but never entirely eliminated.

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  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Pages: 318 pages, 7 Maps; 2 Halftones, unspecified
  • Publisher: Cambridge University Press
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: African history
  • ISBN: 9781107614413

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