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South Africa 1948-1994 : Cambridge History Programme - Rosemary Mulholland

South Africa 1948-1994

Cambridge History Programme

Paperback Published: 17th November 1997
ISBN: 9780521576789
Number Of Pages: 66
For Ages: 14 - 16 years old

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This book focuses on the struggle for political and social freedom by the black majority in South Africa. The book begins with an account of the origins of racism, segregation and republicanism before 1948. It then concentrates on the history of South Africa following the establishment of the apartheid regime. Topics include apartheid in practice, the emergence of protest movements, the Sharpeville massacre, the pressures for change and the end of apartheid culminating in Nelson Mandela's appointment as president. This highly illustrated text is based around lead questions and activities; provides essential knowledge through background briefings; encourages analysis of the issues through investigations; contains review sections to aid clarity and allow students opportunities for revision.

Apartheid old wine in new bottles
Legislation for inequality 1910-48
Politics in a changing society
The impact of the Second World War
1948 Triumph of the Nationalists
Review: The making of the apartheid state
The apartheid state
Apartheid in practice
Coloured voting rights
Education
review: Legalising the apartheid state
Opposing apartheid
Sharpeville
The state grows in confidence
Protest becomes violent
Youthful resistance
Review: Resisting apartheid
The regime weakens
The forces for change
Change at last
Review: The end of apartheid
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ISBN: 9780521576789
ISBN-10: 0521576784
Series: Cambridge History Programme
Audience: Primary / High School
For Ages: 14 - 16 years old
For Grades: 9 - 11
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 66
Published: 17th November 1997
Publisher: CAMBRIDGE UNIV PR
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 27.31 x 21.77  x 0.48
Weight (kg): 0.23