1st Edition

Segregation and Apartheid in Twentieth Century South Africa

Edited By William Beinart, Saul Dubow Copyright 1995
    304 Pages
    by Routledge

    304 Pages
    by Routledge

    As South Africa moves towards majority rule, and blacks begin to exercise direct political power, apartheid becomes a thing of the past - but its legacy in South African history will be indelible. this book is designed to introduce students to a range of interpretations of one of South Africa's central social characteristics: racial segregation. It:

    • brings together eleven articles which span the whole history of segregation from its origins to its final collapse
    • reviews the new historiography of segregation and the wide variety of intellectual traditions on which it is based
    • includes a glossary, explanatory notes and further reading.

    Introduction: The Historiography of Segregation and Apartheid 1. The Sanitation Syndrome: Subonic Plague and Urban native Policy in the Cape Colony 1900-1909 2. British Hegemonyh and the Origins of Segregation in South Africa 1901-1914 3. Capitalism and Cheap Labour Power in South Africa 1901-1914 3. Capitalism and Cheap Labour Power in South Africa: from Segregation to Apartheid 4. natal, the Zulu Royal Family and the Ideology of Segregation 5. Marxism, Feminism and South African Studies 6. The Elaboration of Segregationalist ideology 7. Chieftaincy and the Concept of Articulation: South Africa c. 1900-1950 8. The Growth of Afrikaner Identity 9. the Meaning of Apartheid before 1948: Conflicting Interests and Forces within the Afrikaner Nationalist Alliance 10. Displaced-Urbanization: South Africa's Rural Slums 11. Ethnicity in the Ciskei


    William Beinart, Saul Dubow