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Encyclopedia of South Africa / Krista Johnson and Sean Jacobs, editors

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20150204888888.0
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Boulder, Colorado : Lynne Rienner Publishers, Inc., 2011.
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Boston, Massachusetts : Credo Reference, 2015.

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[Enhanced Credo edition]
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Credo reference.
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Includes bibliographical references.
Contents
Preface -- Editorial advisory board -- A -- Abdurahman, Abdullah (1872-1940) -- Achmat, Abdurazzack (Zackie) (1962-) -- Adams College -- Affirmative Action -- African National Congress -- African National Congress Women's League -- African National Congress Youth League -- African renaissance -- African Union -- Afrikaner(s) -- Afrikaner Weerstandsbeweging -- AIDS -- All-African Convention -- Anglo-Boer War -- Anglo-Zulu War -- Apartheid -- Armed Struggle -- Azania -- B -- Baartman, Sara/Saartjie (1770s-1815) -- Bambatha Rebellion -- Bantu Education -- Bantustan(s) -- Battle of Blood River -- Biko, Steve Bantu (1946-1977) -- Bill of Rights -- Black Consciousness Movement -- Black Economic Empowerment -- Bloemfontein -- Boer Republics -- Boesak, Allan Aubrey (1945-) -- Breytenbach, Breyten (1939-) -- British Imperialism and Settler Colonialism (1795-1870) -- British Imperialism and Settler Colonialism (1870-1910) -- British South Africa Company -- Broederbond -- Brutus, Dennis Vincent (1924-2009) -- Buthelezi, Mangosuthu Gatsha (1928-) -- C -- Cape Colony -- Cape Dutch Architecture -- Cape Franchise -- Cape Malay -- Cape Town -- Carnegie Commission -- Cetshwayo (1826-1884) -- Champion, Allison Wessels George (A.W.G.) (1893-1975) -- Christianity -- Cinema -- Civic Associations -- Civil Society -- Clegg, Johnny (1953-) -- Coetzee, John Maxwell (1940-) -- Coloured People -- Congress of South African Trade Unions -- Congress of the People -- Constitution -- Convention for a Democratic South Africa -- Customary Law -- D -- Dadoo, Yusuf (1909-1983) -- Defiance Campaigns -- De Klerk, F. W. (Frederik Willem) (1936-) -- De Lille, Patricia (1951-) -- Democratic Alliance -- Democratic Politics Since 1994 -- Democratic Transition/ Negotiations, 1990-1994 -- District Six -- D'Oliveira, Basil (1931-) -- Drum -- Dube, John Langalibalele (1871-1946) -- Durban -- Durban Strikes -- Dutch East India Company -- Dutch Reformed Church -- E -- Early Colonial Period: The Dutch at the Cape -- Economy -- Education -- Elections: 1994 to 2009 -- Emigration -- F -- Fanagalo -- Fassie, Brenda (1964-2004) -- First Heloise Ruth (1925-1982) -- Fischer, Abraham Louis (1908-1975) -- Freedom Charter -- Frontier Wars -- Frontline States -- Fugard, Athol (1932-) -- G -- Gandhi, Mohandas (Mahatma) (1869-1948) -- Garveyism -- Ginwala, Frene Noshir (1931-) -- Global Antiapartheid Movement -- Gold and Diamond Mining -- Goniwe, Matthew (1947-1985) -- Gordimer, Nadine (1923-) -- Great Trek -- Griqua -- Growth, Employment, and Redistribution Strategy -- H -- Hani, Martin Thembisile (Chris) (1942-1993) -- Head, Bessie (1937-1986) -- Health -- Hertzog, James Barry Munnik (1866-1942) -- Holomisa, Bantubonke Harrington (Bantu) (1955-) -- Huguenots -- I -- Ibrahim, Abdullah (1934-) -- Immigration -- Indentured labor(ers) -- Indian South Africans -- Indigenous forms of government -- Industrial and Commercial Workers Union -- Inkatha Freedom Party -- Isicathamiya -- Islam -- J -- Jabavu, Davidson Don Tengo (1885-1959) -- Jabavu, John Tengo (1859-1921) -- Johannesburg -- Joseph, Helen (1905-1992) -- Judaism -- K -- Kadalie, Clements (1896-1951) -- Krotoa (1643-1674) -- Kruger, Stephanus Johannes Paul (1825-1904) -- Kuruman -- Kwaito -- Kwela -- L -- Ladysmith Black Mambazo -- La Guma, Alex (1925-1985) -- Land Tenure and Dispossession -- Language/Language Policy -- Law and Society -- Lembede, Anton Muziwakhe (1914-1947) -- Leon, Anthony James (Tony) (1956-) -- Lesotho -- Literature -- Lovedale -- Luthuli, Albert (1898-1967) --
M -- Makeba, Miriam Zenzi (1932-2008) -- Malan, Daniel Francois (D. F.) (1874-1959) -- Mandela, Nelson Rolihlahla (1918-2013) -- Mandela, Winifred Nomzamo (Winnie) Madikizela (1934-) -- Mapungubwe -- Masekela, Hugh (1939-) -- Matthews, Zachariah Keodirelang (Z. K.) (1901-1968) -- Mbaqanga -- Mbeki, Govan Archibald Mvuyelwa (1910-2001) -- Mbeki, Thabo Mvuyelwa (1942-) -- Mda, Zakes (1948-) -- Media -- Meyer, Roelof (Roelf) Petrus (1947-) -- Mfecane -- Mfengu -- Migrant Labor -- Moeketsi, Kippie Morolong (1925-1983) -- Moshoeshoe (1786-1870) -- Motlanthe, Kgalema Petrus (1949-) -- Mozambique -- Music -- Mzilikazi (1790-1868) -- N -- Namibia -- Natal -- National Education Crisis/Coordinating Committee -- National Forum -- National Party "Natives" Land Act of 1913 -- Natives Representative Council -- Ndebele -- New Social Movements -- Ngoni -- Ngoyi, Lillian (1911-1980) -- Ngqika (1775-1829) -- Non-European Unity Movement -- Nongqawuse (ca. 1841-?) -- O -- Ohlange Institute -- P -- Paleoanthropology -- Pan Africanist Congress -- Pass Laws -- Pedi -- Plaatje, Solomon (Sol) Thsekisho (1876-1932) -- Political cultures and ideologies -- Political Economy -- Political Violence in South Africa -- Popular politics -- Port Elizabeth -- Precolonial period -- R -- Racial Classification -- Ramaphosa, Matamela Cyril (1952-) -- Rand Revolt -- Reconstruction and Development Program -- Retief, Pieter (Piet) Mauritz (1780-1838) -- Rhodes, Cecil John (1853-1902) -- Rivonia Trial -- Robben Island -- S -- San -- Sangoma -- Schreiner, Olive Emile Albertina (1855-1920) -- Shaka Zulu (1787-1828) -- Sharpeville massacre -- Sisulu, Albertina Nontsikelelo (1918-2011) -- Sisulu, Walter Max Ulyate (1912-2003) -- Slavery -- Slovo, Joseph (Joe) (1917-1995) -- Smuts, Jan Christiaan (1870-1950) -- Sobukwe, Robert Mangaliso (1924-1978) -- Soga, Tiyo (1829-1871) -- Sophiatown -- Sotho -- South Africa Act of 1909 -- South African Coloured People's Organization -- South African Communist Party -- South African Council of Churches -- South African Indian Congress -- Soweto -- Soweto Student Uprising of 1976 -- Sports -- Squatter Settlements -- Stellenbosch -- Stokvel(s) -- Suzman, Helen (1917-2009) -- Swazi -- Swaziland -- T -- Tambo, Oliver Reginald (1917-1993) -- Terre Blanche, Eugene (1941-2010) -- Theater and Performance -- Treason Trial (1956-1961) -- Treatment Action Campaign -- Truth and Reconciliation Commission -- Tshwane -- Tsonga -- Tsotsi -- Tswana -- Tutu, Reverend Desmond Mpilo (1931-) -- U -- Union of South Africa (1910-1948) -- United Democratic Front -- University of Fort Hare -- V -- Van Riebeeck, Johan Anthoniszoon (Jan) (1619-1677) -- Venda -- Verwoerd, Hendrik Frensch (H. F.) (1901-1966) -- Vigilantism -- W -- Women and Politics -- World Council of Churches -- X -- Xhosa -- Z -- Zimbabwe -- Zulu -- Zuma, Jacob (Gedleyihlekisa) (1942-) -- Appendix 1. Chronology -- Appendix 2. Heads of state since 1910 -- Appendix 3. Government structures -- Appendix 4. Provinces and major cities -- Appendix 5. Political parties in the April 2009 national elections -- Appendix 6. Key racial and apartheid legislation, 1856-1967 -- List of acronyms -- The contributors.
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Summary
This authoritative, comprehensive reference work covers South Africa's history, government and politics, law, society and culture, economy and infrastructure, demography, environment, and more, from the era of human origins to the present.
System Details
Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Note
Description based on title page of print version.
Subject
South Africa -- Encyclopedias.
Genre/Form
Electronic books.
Added Author
Johnson, Krista, editor of compilation.
Jacobs, Sean, editor of compilation.
Credo Reference (Firm), distributor.
Other Form:
Print version: 1588267490 9781588267498 (DLC) 2011020125 vii, 373 pages : illustrations, map
ISBN
9781785391071 electronic version
9781588267498 hardcover : alk. paper