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    DescriptionLays emphasis on the continuing influence of the country's African heritage whilst also chronicling the processes of colonial conquest and of economic development stemming from the industrial revolution. This is followed by an analysis of the fundamental political changes South Africa has undergone, and a background for understanding those many things which have not changed.


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    Title
    A Concise History of South Africa
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Robert Ross
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 256
    Width: 138 mm
    Height: 214 mm
    Thickness: 18 mm
    Weight: 340 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780521720267
    ISBN 10: 0521720265
    Classifications

    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 25590
    B&T Book Type: NF
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T5.2
    BIC E4L: HIS
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1HFMS
    BIC subject category V2: HBJH
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 01
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 01
    Libri: I-HP
    BISAC V2.8: HIS037000
    Ingram Subject Code: HP
    B&T General Subject: 431
    Ingram Theme: CULT/SAFRIC
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: 09
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 42
    B&T Merchandise Category: UP
    LC subject heading:
    BISAC V2.8: HIS002000
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: 79
    BISAC V2.8: HIS047000
    Abridged Dewey: 968
    LC subject heading:
    DC22: 968
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 21
    LC classification: DT1787 .R67 2008
    Thema V1.0: NHH
    Thema geographical qualifier V1.0: 1HFMS
    Edition
    2, Revised
    Edition statement
    2nd Revised edition
    Illustrations note
    5 maps
    Publisher
    Cambridge University Press (South Africa)
    Imprint name
    Cambridge University Press (South Africa)
    Publication date
    19 January 2009
    Publication City/Country
    Cape Town
    Table of contents
    List of illustrations; Preface; Terminology and orthography; Introduction; 1. The settlement of the country; 2. Colonial conquest; 3. Unification; 4. Consolidation; 5. Apartheid; 6. The costs of apartheid; 7: 'Let freedom reign': the ending of apartheid and the transition to democracy, 1980-1994; 8. Epilogue: the acid rain of freedom; Suggestions for further reading; Index.