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Segregation and Apartheid in 20th Century South Africa

Offering a selection of significant essays contributed by prominent writers of various perspectives, "Segregation and Apartheid in 20th Century South Africa" is and unparalleled introduction to this highly contentious and absorbing subject of international import.
The collection is supplemented by a specially written introduction by editors William Beinhart and Saul Dubow, which contextualizes the historiographical controversy. This introduction is comprehensive and current, taking into account the 1994 election and associated changes.
Also included in this volume are explanatory notes and article summaries, and a glossary of unusual terms which make this collection easily accessible to all interested readers.
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Introduction: The Historiography of Segregation and Apartheid 1. The Sanitation Syndrome: Subonic Plague and Urban native Policy in the Cape Colony 1900-1909 2. British Hegemonyh and the Origins of Segregation in South Africa 1901-1914 3. Capitalism and Cheap Labour Power in South Africa 1901-1914 3. Capitalism and Cheap Labour Power in South Africa: from Segregation to Apartheid 4. natal, the Zulu Royal Family and the Ideology of Segregation 5. Marxism, Feminism and South African Studies 6. The Elaboration of Segregationalist ideology 7. Chieftaincy and the Concept of Articulation: South Africa c. 1900-1950 8. The Growth of Afrikaner Identity 9. the Meaning of Apartheid before 1948: Conflicting Interests and Forces within the Afrikaner Nationalist Alliance 10. Displaced-Urbanization: South Africa's Rural Slums 11. Ethnicity in the Ciskei


"An outstanding collection, a kind of gathering of the harvest of 20 years of intense scholarly and political debate. The book will be required reading for anyone interested in the political and intellectual origins of apartheid." -Jim Campbell, Northwestern University "A most welcome reader for those wishing to follow the historical literature of the subject. It includes many of the key writings which influenced subsequent research and will continue to have an impact upon the way we look at the past." -A. J. Christopher, University of Port Elizabeth

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