Modern South Africa in World History

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Zusatztext This is exactly the book I have been looking for. It offers an accessible and well-research survey of South African history from the colonial period to the present. By interpreting South African history in an international context, the book makes very useful background reading for geography students thinking about the geopolitical significance of apartheid and the international opposition to it. Informationen zum Autor Rob Skinner is Lecturer in Modern History at the University of Bristol, UK, and has written widely on the history of the anti-apartheid and international solidarity movement. He is the author of The Foundations of Anti-Apartheid (2010). Klappentext This book assesses South African history within imperial and global networks of power! trade and communication. South African modernity is understood in terms of the interplay between internal and external forces. Key historical themes! including the emergence of an industrialised economy! the development of systematic racial discrimination and popular resistance against racial power! and the influence of national and ethnic identities on political and social organisation! are set out in relation to imperial and global influences. This book is central to our understanding of South Africa in the context of world history. Vorwort A thorough examination of the global influences and contexts that have shaped modern South African history. Zusammenfassung This book assesses South African history within imperial and global networks of power, trade and communication. South African modernity is understood in terms of the interplay between internal and external forces. Key historical themes, including the emergence of an industrialised economy, the development of systematic racial discrimination and popular resistance against racial power, and the influence of national and ethnic identities on political and social organisation, are set out in relation to imperial and global influences. This book is central to our understanding of South Africa in the context of world history. Inhaltsverzeichnis List of Maps 1. Introduction 2. The World of Colonialism 3. Minerals and Modernity 4. Race and Segregation 5. Empire, Nation and War 6. Apartheid and Cold War 7. Liberation Struggles 8. Globalisation and the New South Africa ChronologyNotesIndex...

Vorwort
A thorough examination of the global influences and contexts that have shaped modern South African history.

Autorentext
Rob Skinner is Lecturer in Modern History at the University of Bristol, UK, and has written widely on the history of the anti-apartheid and international solidarity movement. He is the author of The Foundations of Anti-Apartheid (2010).

Klappentext

This book assesses South African history within imperial and global networks of power, trade and communication. South African modernity is understood in terms of the interplay between internal and external forces. Key historical themes, including the emergence of an industrialised economy, the development of systematic racial discrimination and popular resistance against racial power, and the influence of national and ethnic identities on political and social organisation, are set out in relation to imperial and global influences. This book is central to our understanding of South Africa in the context of world history.



Inhalt
List of Maps 1. Introduction 2. The World of Colonialism 3. Minerals and Modernity 4. Race and Segregation 5. Empire, Nation and War 6. Apartheid and Cold War 7. Liberation Struggles 8. Globalisation and the New South Africa Chronology Notes Index

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Produktinformationen

Titel
Modern South Africa in World History
Untertitel
Beyond Imperialism
Autor
EAN
9781441108449
ISBN
978-1-4411-0844-9
Format
Kartonierter Einband
Herausgeber
Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Genre
Geschichte
Anzahl Seiten
216
Gewicht
348g
Größe
H159mm x B234mm x T15mm
Jahr
2017
Untertitel
Englisch
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