Apartheid, 1948-1994 by Saul DubowApartheid, 1948-1994 by Saul Dubow

Apartheid, 1948-1994

bySaul Dubow

Paperback | June 16, 2014

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This new study offers a fresh interpretation of apartheid South Africa. Emerging out of the author's long-standing interests in the history of racial segregation, and drawing on a great deal of new scholarship, archival collections, and personal memoirs, he situates apartheid in global as wellas local contexts. The overall conception of Apartheid, 1948-1994 is to integrate studies of resistance with the analysis of power, paying attention to the importance of ideas, institutions, and culture. Saul Dubow refamiliarises and defamiliarise apartheid so as to approach South Africa's white supremacist past from unlikely perspectives. He asks not only why apartheid was defeated, but how it survived so long. He neither presumes the rise of apartheid nor its demise. This synoptic reinterpretationis designed to introduce students to apartheid and to generate new questions for experts in the field.
Saul Dubow previously taught at the University of Sussex. Born and brought up in Cape Town, he has degrees from the universities of Cape Town and Oxford. He has published widely on the development of racial segregation and apartheid in all its aspects: political, ideological, and intellectual. He has special interests in the history of...
Title:Apartheid, 1948-1994Format:PaperbackDimensions:328 pages, 8.5 × 5.43 × 0 inPublished:June 16, 2014Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0199550670

ISBN - 13:9780199550678

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Table of Contents

Preface1. The Apartheid Election, 19482. The Consolidation of Apartheid3. Sharpeville and its Aftermath4. Apartheid Regnant5. The Opposition Destroyed6. Cracks within the System7. The Limits and Dangers of Reform8. A Balancing of Forces9. Conclusion