South africa country studies

South africa country studies

Acknowledgments and Preface
Table of Selected Acronyms and Contractions
Chronology of Important Events
History
The Arrival of Bantu-Speaking Africans
Origins of Settlement
Establishing a Slave Economy
Emergence of a Settler Society
The Rise of African States
Background to the Mfecane
Shaka and the Rise of the Zulu State
Swazi, Sotho, and Ndebele States
British Colonialism
The Great Trek
The Voortrekker Republics and British Policies
The Mineral Revolution
Africans and Industrialization
British Imperialism and the Afrikaners
Formation of the Union of South Africa, 1910
Building the Legal Structure of Racial Discrimination
Formation of the African National Congress, 1912
World War I and Afrikaner Nationalism
Conflict in the 1920S
The Great Depression and the 1930S
The Impact of World War Ii
The 1948 Election
Legislative Implementation of Apartheid
Black Resistance in the 1950S
The Anc and the Pac Turn to Violence
Consolidating Apartheid
Steve Biko and Saso
Soweto, 1976
The Contradictions of Apartheid
Divisions in the White Community
Limited Reforms
Dismantling Apartheid, 1990-94
The Quest for Peace
Toward Democracy
Preparing for Elections
Geography
Geographic Regions
Lakes and Rivers
Climate and Rainfall
Environmental Trends
The Society
Population
Ethnic Groups and Language
Nguni
Sotho
Tsonga and Venda
Afrikaans Speakers
English Speakers
Khoisan
Religion
Religion and Apartheid
Zion Christian Church
Islam
Education
Health and Welfare
Women in Society
The Economy
The Economy - Historical Development
Postapartheid Reconstruction
Structure of the Economy
Role of the Government in the Economy
Foreign Trade and Investment
Employment and Labor
Gold and Diamonds
Agriculture, Forestry, and Fishing
Manufacturing
Tourism
Banking
Government
System of Government
The Constitution
Executive and Legislative Authority
Provincial and Local Government
The Legal System
The 1994 Elections
Political Parties
Interest Groups
Political Elites
Media
Foreign Relations
Relations with African States
Relations with the United States
Relations with Other Countries
International Organizations
Appendix. Tables
Bibliography
Glossary

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