The Making of Modern South Africa: Conquest, Apartheid, Democracy

The Making of Modern South Africa

Conquest, Apartheid, Democracy

Paperback
Pub. price: $36.95

ISBN10: 1405154292 ISBN13: 9781405154291 Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Inc Published: Aug 24 2007 Pages: 198 Weight: 0.70lbs. Height: 8.75" Width: 5.75" Depth: 0.25" Edition: 4th Edition Language: English

Publisher's Comments

A comprehensive and up-to-date introduction to the key themes and debates central to an understanding of the region.


  • Examines the major issues in South Africa's history, including colonial conquest; the establishment of racism, segregation, and apartheid; resistance movements; and the eventual founding of democracy
  • Provides a sharp, analytical overview of the new South Africa
  • For this fourth edition, a completely rewritten final chapter brings the story up to the present
  • Incorporates the findings of new research since 2000
  • Contains new and revised maps and an updated further reading section
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