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List of plates List of figures List of tables Maps Chronology Who's who PART ONE SETTING THE SCENE 1 INTRODUCTION Historiography 2 HISTORICAL BACKGROUND The peoples of South Africa The creation of South Africa: the South African War and its aftermath Union and segregation The African response The rise of Afrikanerdom PART TWO ANALYSIS 3 THE BASIS OF APARTHEID Why apartheid? The implementation of apartheid Early apartheid legislation Challenge and repression The `grand apartheid' solution 4 GROWING CONTRADICTIONS The impact of apartheid The failure of grand apartheid Essential workers: the failure of labour control Bantu education and black consciousness The apartheid police state The total strategy From failure to reform?: The 1983 constitution 5 THE COLLAPSE OF APARTHEID Reform and repression Insurrection Negotiation PART THREE ASSESSMENT 6 THE LEGACY OF APARTHEID PART FOUR DOCUMENTS 1 Manifesto of the ANC Youth League, 1944 2 Verwoerd explains apartheid, 1950 3 Mandela speaks on the need to challenge apartheid, 1953 4 Mrs. Dumani describes how segregationist and apartheid laws destroyed her family, 1957 5 The Freedom Charter, 1955 6 Frances Baard describes how women organised to protest
the pass laws, 1956 7 Robert Sobukwe, `My Idea of Africa in 1973', 1959 8 Stephen Biko explains `black consciousness', 1971 9 Dan Montsisi testifies as to the origins of the Soweto uprising, 1976 10 Dan Montsisi is tortured by the police, 1977 11 An ordinary policeman explains his involvement in the killing of Stephen Biko, 1977 12 Declaration of the United Democratic Front, 20 August 1983 13 Margaret Friedman speaks about the assassination of her partner, Dr. David Webster, and her search for his killers, 1989. 14 F.W. de Klerk announces the unbanning of the ANC and the freeing of Mandela, 1990 15 Eugene de Kock talks about killing people, 1990 16 Nelson Mandela cautions that the struggle for freedom remains to be won, 1990 17 Mandela speaks of freedom attained, at his inauguration as president of South Africa, 1994 Glossary Guide to Further Reading References Index

About the Author

Nancy L. Clark is the DeGrummond Professor of History at Louisiana State University. Her publications include Manufacturing Apartheid: State Corporations in South Africa (1994). William H. Worger is Professor of History at the University of California, Los Angeles, and his publications include South Africa's City of Diamonds: Mine Workers and Monopoly Capitalism in Kimberley, 1867-1895 (1987). Together they have edited Africa and the West: A Documentary History, Volume 1: From the Slave Trade to Conquest, 1441-1905, (2010) and Africa and the West: A Documentary History, Volume 2: From Colonialism to Independence, 1875 to the Present, (2010).


"South Africa: The rise and fall of apartheid provides a detailed, informed, and highly readable introduction to the major themes concerning apartheid South Africa, its development, evolution, and ultimately its collapse. It offers a quick and informative entry point for those new to South African history, covering a broad overview of key political, societal and economic issues. What makes this book particularly useful is the section assessing the diverse historiography, supplemented by a range of key primary documents from across the apartheid era. An analytical and accessible insight into apartheid South Africa."

Matthew Graham, University of Dundee, UK

"Clark and Worger's South Africa remains one of the most relevant yet accessible texts for students of Apartheid. Including key timelines, source documents and analytical essays this 3rd edition shows the universal demand for this important work which has been updated to incorporate life in post-Apartheid South Africa up to 2015."

Nicholas J. Evans, University of Hull, UK

"The 3rd edition of Clark & Worger's South Africa is a wonderfully concise but extremely thorough account of apartheid, which makes the complexities and contradictions of modern South African history accessible to undergraduate students. The addition of electronic resources, films, and suggestions for further reading in the the 3rd edition not only complement the combination of narrative and primary sources within the text, but also serve as a valuable tool for instructional course design and student research. It is an ideal text for an undergraduate classroom."

Molly McCullers, University of West Georgia, USA

"This revised edition offers a timely and relevant introduction to a complex and still contested period of South Africa's past. It is thoughtfully expanded to include primary sources and recent historiography which emphasize the social dimensions and repercussions of apartheid. Teachers and students of South African history will find the historical documents and the updated further reading (with new visual and online sources) sections particularly useful resources."

Rebekah Lee, Goldsmiths, University of London, UK

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