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The Rise & Demise Of The Afrikaners (Paperback)

Hermann Giliomee

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South Africa’s pre-eminent historian explains the spectacular rise – and probable demise – of the numerical minority that dominated 20th-century South Africa.

The Afrikaners are unique in the world in that they successfully mobilised ethnic entrepreneurship without state assistance, controlled the entire country, and then yielded power without military defeat. Award-winning author Hermann Giliomee takes a hard analytical look at this group’s dramatic ascent and possible disappearance as a nation in a series of well-argued thematic chapters. Topics range from ethnic entrepreneurship, the ‘coloured vote’ and ‘Bantu’ education to Nelson Mandela’s relationship with the last Afrikaner leaders.

It ends with a final chapter on the most likely future for this sometimes admired, often reviled group, which undoubtedly left the largest imprint on South African history in the 20th century.

General

Imprint: Tafelberg Publishers Ltd
Country of origin: South Africa
Release date: 2019
Authors: Hermann Giliomee
Dimensions: 234 x 152 x 30mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback
Pages: 368
ISBN-13: 978-0-624-08671-0
Categories: Books > Local Author Showcase > Biography
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LSN: 0-624-08671-2
Barcode: 9780624086710

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