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An illustrated dictionary of South African history

An illustrated dictionary of South African history

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Published by Ibis Books and Editorial Services in Sandton .
Written in English

    Places:
  • South Africa
    • Subjects:
    • South Africa -- History -- Dictionaries.,
    • South Africa -- Biography -- Dictionaries.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 273-274) and index.

      StatementChristopher C. Saunders, advisory editor.
      ContributionsSaunders, Christopher C.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDT1772 .I45 1994
      The Physical Object
      Pagination283 p. :
      Number of Pages283
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1206593M
      ISBN 100620180803
      LC Control Number94201463

      Since the last illustrated history of South Africa was published, far-reaching changes have affected not only the country, but the writing of history itself. In the New History of South Africa, 31 of South Africa’s foremost share fresh insights and new approaches to the story of this country. Up-to-date international research is woven into a readable narrative history that . Browse our recommended books for children aged 11 to 13, including fantastic fiction, graphic novels, fun facts, growing up and essential life skills, and illustrated dictionaries for SATs and GCSEs. Take a look at our top fiction for year olds, including the CILIP Carnegie Medal award-winning Where the World Ends – or the Jurassic Park.

      The New Dictionary of South African Biography is a companion volume to the successful five-volume series entitled Dictionary of South African Biography. It soon became apparent that the entries in the latter series were neither comprehensive nor exhaustive and plans were made to publish a follow-up series that would focus on those men and women whose contribution to South African history 5/5(2). Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books. My library.

      books based on 85 votes: Disgrace by J.M. Coetzee, Born a Crime: Stories From a South African Childhood by Trevor Noah, Waiting for the Barbarians by. Although this thumbnail sketch of South African history leaves much unsaid, the colonial lifestyle continued for the privileged white ruling class until the white, pro-apartheid National Party was peacefully ousted and the African National Congress won. Nelson Mandela was elected as the first black president on May 9,


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