Apartheid in South Africa /

by Downing, David, 1946-.
Type: Book
Series: Witness to history .
Witness to history (Heinemann Library (Firm)) .
Publisher: Chicago : Heinemann Library, c2004 .Description: 56 p. : ill. (some col.), col. map ; 25 cm .Summary: Examines the historical forces that led to the development of the system of apartheid, what life was like under the system for both blacks and whites, and the efforts that caused the end of this system .ISBN: 1403448701 (hbk.); 9781403448705 (hbk.); 1403462585 (pbk.); 9781403462589 (pbk.).Related Subjects: Apartheid -- South Africa -- History | Anti-apartheid movements -- South Africa -- History | South Africa -- Race relations -- History Contents: How do we know? -- South Africa in 1910 -- Discrimination -- Early opposition to white rule -- South Africa adopts apartheid -- How apartheid worked -- For Europeans only -- Resistance grows -- Sharpeville -- A change of tactics -- South Africa is isolated -- Life for whites -- Life for non-whites -- The Bantustans -- Soweto -- The terrorist state -- Pressure from inside -- Pressure from outside -- First cracks -- The end of apartheid -- Reconciliation -- Today and the future -- What have we learned from apartheid?
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 53-54) and index.

Examines the historical forces that led to the development of the system of apartheid, what life was like under the system for both blacks and whites, and the efforts that caused the end of this system.

How do we know? -- South Africa in 1910 -- Discrimination -- Early opposition to white rule -- South Africa adopts apartheid -- How apartheid worked -- For Europeans only -- Resistance grows -- Sharpeville -- A change of tactics -- South Africa is isolated -- Life for whites -- Life for non-whites -- The Bantustans -- Soweto -- The terrorist state -- Pressure from inside -- Pressure from outside -- First cracks -- The end of apartheid -- Reconciliation -- Today and the future -- What have we learned from apartheid?

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