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A short history of South Africa

by Gilbert Wintle

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Published by s.n. in S.l .
Written in English


Edition Notes

SeriesCIHM/ICMH Microfiche series = CIHM/ICMH collection de microfiches -- no. 44749, CIHM/ICMH microfiche series -- no. 44749
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination1 microfiche (16 fr.)
Number of Pages16
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24614977M
ISBN 100665447493

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A brief, general account of the history of South Africa that uncovers the first evidence of hominid existence to the wars of the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries that led to the establishment of modern South Africa, the horrors of Apartheid, and the optimism following its collapse, as well as the prospects and challenges for the future/5(12).

In A Short History of South Africa, Gail Nattrass, historian and educator, presents the reader with a brief, general account of South Africas history, from the very beginning to the present day, from the first evidence of hominid existence, early settlement pre- and post-European arrival and the warfare through the 18th and 19th centuries that lead to the eventual establishment of modern South Africa/5(12).

The first domestication of animals and cultivation of cereals occurred in south-west Africa. The oldest cereal crops of sub-Saharan Africa were the millets and west of the great bend of the Niger there was also rice. Maize and cassava were introduced from South and Central America in the 16th and 17th centuries/5(6).

A Short History of South Africa, by Gail Nattrass, published by Jonathan Ball in August is a brief, general account of South Africa’s history, from the very beginning to the present day. The third edition of Leonard Thompson's "A History of South Africa" is a definitive history of that bleagured country, relatively easy to read, not too long, and covering that history from its earliest Stone Age inhabitants, through its European development as as the Dutch East India Company's "refreshment post," the coming of the Dutch Calvinist Afrikaaners, then its colonizaton as a Cited by: “A History of South Africa” by Leonard Thompson was invaluable reading ahead of the trip.

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This is the history of South Africa, from the late s until aboutand the bulk of the book is the 20th century. It describes a little about the native South Africans before settlers arrived, then goes through the story of the Dutch taking over, then the British, how apartheid began, what it meant for the various ethnic groups, and ultimately how apartheid ended/5.

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Find more information about: ISBN: OCLC Number. This book provides a succinct overview of the past years of South African history, up to and including the government of Nelson Mandela. On the basis of a description of precolonial African societies and of colonial conquest, it concentrates on the economic and political transformations leading up to the radical changes of the past decade/5.

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The first modern humans are believed to have inhabited South Africa more thanyears ago. South Africa's prehistory has been divided into two phases based on broad patterns of technology namely the Stone Age and Iron Age. After the discovery of hominins at Taung and australopithecine fossils in limestone caves at Sterkfontein, Swartkrans, and Kromdraai these.

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