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Collective Violence and the Agrarian Origins of South African Apartheid, 1900-1948

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Informationen zum Autor John Higginson is Professor of History at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst. He is also a research ... Weiterlesen
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Informationen zum Autor John Higginson is Professor of History at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst. He is also a research Fellow in the College of Human Sciences and the department of history at the University of South Africa in Pretoria, South Africa. He is the author of A Working Class in the Making: Belgian Colonial Labor Policy, Private Enterprise and the African Mineworker, 1907-1951 (1989). He has written numerous articles and book chapters on South Africa and the regional economic system of southern Africa. Klappentext This book examines the dark odyssey of official and private collective violence against the rural African population and Africans in general during the two generations before apartheid became the primary justification for the existence of the South African state. John Higginson discusses how Africans fought back against the entire spectrum of violence ranged against them, demonstrating just how contingent apartheid was on the struggle to hijack the future of the African majority. Zusammenfassung This book examines the dark odyssey of official and private collective violence against the rural African population and Africans in general during the two generations before apartheid became the primary justification for the existence of the South African state. Inhaltsverzeichnis Part I. The Ashes of Defeat: 1. Introduction; 2. The etiology of guerrilla organization in the western Transvaal, July 1900 to December 1902; 3. Peonage or empire?: the reconstruction of white supremacy; 4. Milnerism, the Chinese labor experiment, and the advent of Het Volk; Part II. Sidestepping the King's Writ: 5. Ministering to the dry bones of white supremacy: from union and the 1913 Natives Land Act to the 1914 rebellion; 6. A glass brimming over: the failed 1914 rebellion in Rustenburg and Marico; 7. Turbulent cities, smoldering countryside, 1914-22; 8. After the rebellion, before the pact, 1919-24; Part III. A Hoofdliere or Boere Republic?: 9. The pact, the depression, and the stillborn republic, 1924-33; 10. A thousand little Hoofdlier, 1934-48; Epilogue. ...

Klappentext

This book examines the dark odyssey of official and private collective violence against the rural African population and Africans in general during the two generations before apartheid became the primary justification for the existence of the South African state. John Higginson discusses how Africans fought back against the entire spectrum of violence ranged against them, demonstrating just how contingent apartheid was on the struggle to hijack the future of the African majority.



Inhalt

Part I. The Ashes of Defeat: 1. Introduction; 2. The etiology of guerrilla organization in the western Transvaal, July 1900 to December 1902; 3. Peonage or empire?: the reconstruction of white supremacy; 4. Milnerism, the Chinese labor experiment, and the advent of Het Volk; Part II. Sidestepping the King's Writ: 5. Ministering to the dry bones of white supremacy: from union and the 1913 Natives Land Act to the 1914 rebellion; 6. A glass brimming over: the failed 1914 rebellion in Rustenburg and Marico; 7. Turbulent cities, smoldering countryside, 1914-22; 8. After the rebellion, before the pact, 1919-24; Part III. A Hoofdliere or Boere Republic?: 9. The pact, the depression, and the stillborn republic, 1924-33; 10. A thousand little Hoofdlier, 1934-48; Epilogue.

Produktinformationen

Titel: Collective Violence and the Agrarian Origins of South African Apartheid, 1900-1948
Untertitel: Apartheid, 1900 194
Autor:
EAN: 9781107046481
ISBN: 1107046483
Format: Fester Einband
Anzahl Seiten: 410
Gewicht: 703g
Größe: H236mm x B156mm x T35mm
Jahr: 2015