The making of South Africa: culture and politics
The Making of South Africa: Culture and Politics synthesizes the author's insights with the latest scholarship in South African history in a highly readable and comprehensive text, ideal as the foundation for undergraduate and graduate courses on South African and African history. The book features detailed maps, photographs, and teaching supplements such as questions for students to consider, and an annotated list of recommended readings for each chapter. It also provides an up-to-date list of reviewed Internet sites that students and faculty can explore. The book covers South African history from the earliest foundations of human communities, through the era of segregation and apartheid of the most recent developments in post-apartheid politics and the HIV/AIDS crisis.
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The San and the Khoe
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African society African workers alliance apartheid became Boer Botha British Buthelezi Cape colony Cape Town cattle challenges chiefdoms chiefs Christian civil claimed Coloured communities culture demands Despite developed diamond Dingane Dutch eastern Cape economy elected emerged established ethnic farmers force frontier Griqua groups guns herding highveld homeland humanitarian imperial increasing numbers increasingly independent Indian industry interior Johannesburg Khoe Khoesan land large numbers later leaders London major Mandela ment Mfecane migrant labor mining missionaries Moreover Moshoeshoe movement Mzilikazi Natal National nationalist Ndebele Ndwandwe Ngqika numbers of Africans officials opposition organization Party Pedi political protest racial raiding reform region relations remained resistance Rhodes River segregation settlement Shaka Shepstone significant slaves Smuts social Sotho sought South Africa strategy tensions territory tion townships trade Transvaal trekboers trekkers Tswana Union violence wages white farms white settlers women Xhosa Zulu Zulu kingdom