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    ...The best introductory text on South Africa for beginning undergraduates has been made even better.
    - African Studies Review

This new edition of a popular text has been revised to incorporate recent advances in scholarship, especially concerning the early history, settlement, and relationships of the Khoisan and Bantu-speaking peoples; the causation and course of the Mfecane; the nature of precolonial Nguni and Sotho-Tswana societies; and the dynamics of change in contemporary South Africa.

Book News Annotation:

New edition of a text first published in 1987, providing a balanced general account of the history of the region.
Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Synopsis:

This new edition of a popular text has been revised to incorporate recent advances in scholarship, especially concerning the early history, settlement, and relationships of the Khoisan and Bantu-speaking peoples; the causation and course of the Mfecane; the nature of precolonial Nguni and Sotho-Tswana societies; and the dynamics of change in contemporary South Africa.

Synopsis:

This new edition has been revised to incorporate recent advances in scholarship.

About the Author

J.D. Omer-Cooper carried out much of the research for this new edition during study leave spent in Cape Town where he was a visitor to the University of Cape Town Department of History. He has taught in Ibadan and Lusaka. He is renowned for his pioneering work on the Mfecane in the Zulu Aftermath.

Table of Contents

The Khoisan Peoples and Bantu-speaking Settlement

The Establishment and Early Development of the Cape Colony

New Wine in Old Bottles: The Cape Colony 1795-1834

The Mass Migrations of the Mfecane and the Great Trek

Boer Republics, African States, and the British

Diamonds and the First British Attempt to Unify South Africa

Gold and the Unification of South Africa

From Union to Apartheid: the Politics of Segregation

The First Two Phases of Apartheid

The Final Phase and Collapse of Apartheid

Order of Anarchy?

Lesotho

Swaziland

Botswana

Namibia

Illustrated

Product Details

ISBN:
9780435080952
Author:
Omer-Cooper, J. D.
Author:
Cmer-Cooper, John D.
Author:
Omer-Cooper, Patricia S
Author:
Omer-Cooper, J. D.
Author:
Omer-Cooper, John D.
Publisher:
Heinemann
Subject:
History
Subject:
South Africa
Subject:
Africa - South Africa
Subject:
Africa - South - South Africa
Subject:
Africa - South - Republic of South Africa
Subject:
South Africa History.
Subject:
Africa, Southern History.
Edition Number:
2
Publication Date:
19940321
Binding:
Paperback
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
310
Dimensions:
8.24x8.16x.71 in. 1.49 lbs.

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