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Making of South Africa, The, 2nd edition

  • Aran S. MacKinnon

Published by Pearson (June 27th 2012) - Copyright © 2013

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Making of South Africa, The

ISBN-13: 9780205795499

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Overview

A survey of South African history from the formation of early human communities to the present – The Making of South Africa provides a detailed understanding of all the forces that have shaped South Africa to date.

 

KEY TOPICS: An emphasis on African voices offers students a balanced examination of South African history instead of viewing South Africa solely through the lens of Europeans who settled there.

 

MARKET: For students studying the history of Africa.

 

Table of contents

Found in this section:

1. Brief Table of Contents

2. Full Table of Contents

 


1. BRIEF TABLE OF CONTENTS

 

Preface
List of Maps
List of Photographs and Sources.

Chapter 1 The Setting: Climate, Geography and People in South Africa

Chapter 2 Early Conflict and Interdependence: The Establishment and Expansion of the Cape Colony
Chapter 3 The British and the Expanding Cape
Chapter 4 The Making of New States
Chapter 5 African And Afrikaners States in Conflict
Chapter 6 The First Phase of Industrialization
Chapter 7 The Second Phase of Industrialization: Gold Mining and the Creation of a Unified White State
Chapter 8 From Union to Apartheid: The Consolidation of a White State and the Rise of African Opposition, 1910—1948
Chapter 9 Apartheid and South African Society
Chapter 10 The African Transformation of South Africa
Chapter 11 The New South Africa: 1994—2004 

Chapter 12 Conclusion: Post-Transition Growing Pains and the World

 

Bibliography and Recommended Online Resources
Index

 


2. FULL TABLE OF CONTENTS

 

Preface
List of Maps
List of Photographs and Sources.

Chapter 1: The Setting: Climate, Geography and People in South Africa

The Environment

Human Communities: The San and Khoe

The First Farmers

Farming Society

Conclusions

Questions to Consider

For Further Reading

 

Chapter 2: Early Conflict and Interdependence: The Establishment and Expansion of the Cape Colony

Earliest Contact: Portuguese Forays and Khoe Responses

The V.O.C. (Dutch East India Company) and Company Rule

White Settlement and Khoe Resistance

Slavery at the Cape

Relations in the Zones of Interaction

Whites and Griqua in the Interior

The Xhosa and White Settlers

Conclusion

Questions to Consider

For Further Reading


Chapter 3: The British and the Expanding Cape

The Arrival of the British

Abolition

Reform and Labor

British Settlers

The Missionary Enterprise

Xhosa Crises: Interaction with the Settlers and Civil War

Conclusion

Questions to Consider

For Further Reading


Chapter 4: The Making of New States

The Implications of the making of the “Mefcane”

Nguni-speaking Chiefdoms

The Rise of the Zulu Kingdom

Developments in the Interior

Mass Movements and New States

Moshoeshoe and the Sotho

Mzilikazi and

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