Rethinking the Rise and Fall of Apartheid: South Africa and World Politics

Paperback | February 5, 2005

byAdrian Guelke

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A major new text by a leading authority reassesses the nature, endurance and significance of apartheid in South Africa as well as the reasons for its dramatic collapse. Paying particular attention to the international dimension as well as the domestic, the author assesses the impact of anti-apartheid protest, of changing attitudes of Western governments to the apartheid regime and the evolution of South African government policies to the outside world.

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A major new text by a leading authority reassesses the nature, endurance and significance of apartheid in South Africa as well as the reasons for its dramatic collapse. Paying particular attention to the international dimension as well as the domestic, the author assesses the impact of anti-apartheid protest, of changing attitudes of W...

Adrian Guelke is Professor of Politics and Director of the Centre for the Study of Ethnic Conflict, Queen's University, Belfast. He is also the editor of the South African Journal of International Relations.

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:266 pages, 8.5 × 5.5 × 0.56 inPublished:February 5, 2005Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0333981235

ISBN - 13:9780333981238

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Table of Contents

Introduction * Totalitarian or Colonial: South Africa's Racial Policies * Origins: Imperialism, Gold and Segregation * Apartheid from Slogan to Policy * Modernisation, Sharpeville and Defiance * Wooing the West * War and Revolution in Southern Africa * The End of the Cold War and South Africa's Liberalisation * The Transnational Anti-Apartheid Movement * The Unexpected Transition * Rethinking Apartheid