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South Africa

A Modern History

Authors: Davenport, T., Saunders, C.

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A survey of the whole of South African history from pre-colonial times to 1999, suitable for serious students of the subject. It handles all major topics, with special focus on the dramatic changes that have occured since 1990.

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T.R.H. DAVENPORT was Reader, Professor and then Head of Department of History at Rhodes University in Grahamstown until his retirement in 1990. He was previously Lecturer and Senior Lecturer in History at the University of Cape Town. He is the author of The Afrikaner Bond: the History of a South African Political Party, and contributor to the Oxford History of South Africa and to a variety of professional journals.

CHRISTOPHER SAUNDERS is Associate Professor in the History Department at the University of Cape Town. He is the author of numerous books and articles on aspects of South African history, including The Making of South Africa (1988), A Historical Dictionary of South Africa (1983 , new ed. 1999) and many articles in the South African History Journal.

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'This work is a remarkable tour de force; to have managed to deal so brilliantly within the compass of a few hundred pages with the fascinating history of South Africa from prehistoric times right up to the second democratic elections of that beloved country'. - the Most Reverend Desmond Tutu, Emeritus Archbishop of Cape Town

'Probably the best one-volume work on the subject yet published.' - Marcel Berlins, The Times Educational Supplement


Table of contents (21 chapters)

Table of contents (21 chapters)

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
South Africa
Book Subtitle
A Modern History
Authors
Copyright
2000
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Copyright Holder
Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited
Distribution Rights
Distribution rights are restricted. Dual edition
eBook ISBN
978-0-230-28754-9
DOI
10.1057/9780230287549
Softcover ISBN
978-0-312-23376-1
Softcover ISBN
978-0-333-79223-0
Edition Number
5
Number of Pages
XXX, 807
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