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The Politics of Race, Class and Nationalism in Twentieth Century South Africa

ISBN 9780582644908
Published June 22, 1987 by Routledge
476 Pages

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"The standard of contribution is high . . . the reader gets a good sense of the cutting edge of historical research."

– African Affairs

Table of Contents

Preface; Acknowledgement; 1. The politics of race, class and nationalism Shula Marks and Stanley Trapido; 2. Race, civilisation and culture: the elaboration of segregationist discourse in the inter-war years Saul Dubow; 3. Building a nation from words: Afrikaans language, literature and ethnic identity, 1902-1924 Isabel Hofmeyr; 4. Solidarity fragmented: garment workers of the Transvaal, 1930-1960 Iris Berger; 5. The reconstitution of Coloured identity in the Western Cape Ian Goldin; 6. Ideology in organised Indian politics, 1891-1948 Maureen Swan; 7. 'Africa for the Africans': the Garvey movement in South Africa, 1920-1940 Robert A. Hill and Gregory A. Pirio; 8. Land and liberation: popular rural protest and the national liberation movements in South Africa, 1920-1960 Colin Bundy; 9. Worker consciousness, ethnic particularism and nationalism: the experiences of a South African migrant, 1930-1960 William Beinart; 10. Political mobilisation during the 1950s: an East London case study Tom Lodge; 11. Batons and bare heads: the strike at Amato Textiles, February 1958 Philip Bonner and Rob Lambert; 12. Incorporationist ideology as a response to political struggle: the Progressive Party of South Africa, 1960-1980 Brian Hackland; 13. Ideological struggles within the South African state Stanley B. Greenberg; 14. The language of domination, 1978-1983 Deborah Posel; Notes on contributors; Index

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Shula Marks, Stanley Trapido