Segregation and Apartheid in Twentieth Century South Africa by William Beinart
(Rewriting Histories)

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As South Africa moves towards majority rule, and blacks begin to exercise direct political power, apartheid becomes a thing of the past - but its legacy in South African history will be indelible. this book is designed to introduce students to a range of interpretations of one of South Africa's central social characteristics: racial segregation. It:

• brings together eleven articles which span the whole history of segregation from its origins to its final collapse
• reviews the new historiography of segregation and the wide variety of intellectual traditions on which it is based
• includes a glossary, explanatory notes and further reading.
 

About William Beinart

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William Beinart is a professor of race relations and director of graduate studies at the African Studies Centre, St Antony's College, Oxford University, England. SAUL DUBOW is Professor of History at Sussex University.
 
Published April 15, 2013 by Routledge. 304 pages
Genres: History, Education & Reference, Travel, Law & Philosophy, Political & Social Sciences. Non-fiction

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