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The history of South Africa

by Roger B. Beck

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Published by Greenwood Press in Westport, Conn .
Written in English

    Places:
  • South Africa
    • Subjects:
    • South Africa -- History.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [219]-222) and index.

      StatementRoger B. Beck.
      SeriesThe Greenwood histories of the modern nations,
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDT1787 .B43 2000
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxxx, 248 p. ;
      Number of Pages248
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL52209M
      ISBN 10031330730X
      LC Control Number99058880

      A History of South Africa Homework Help Questions. What resistance strategies did the ANC spearhead from the late s to the early s? It was in . Prior to the arrival of European settlers in the 15th century the economy of what was to become South Africa was dominated by subsistence agriculture and hunting.. In the north, central and east of the country tribes of Bantu peoples occupied land on a communal basis under tribal chiefdoms. It was an overwhelmingly pastoral economy and wealth was measured in the number of cattle men held.

      ( views) A Short History of Africa by G.O.M. Jameson, This is a short history of Africa excluding Egypt, Ethiopia and (Dutch and British) South Africa. The book has been compiled from the study of a number of works, including the Encyclopedia Britannica, the Encyclopedia Americana, etc. ( views) The Meaning of Mandela. The brown and orange landscape that surrounds South Africa's northwestern borders is the Kalahari Desert, a vast sand basin marked by dunes and dry savannah vegetation. The southern edge of the desert is defined by the Orange River, which also forms South Africa's northwestern border with Namibia. Within South Africa is the enclave of Lesotho.

      South Africa: History in an Hour gives a lively account of the formation of modern South Africa, from the first contact with 17th-century European sailors, through the colonial era, the Boer Wars, apartheid, and the establishment of a tolerant democracy in the late 20th century. Genre/Form: History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: De Kock, W. J. History of South Africa. [Pretoria], [Heer Printing], [] (OCoLC)


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