Roots of Crisis in Southern Africa by Ann Seidman

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  • POLITICS & GOVERNMENT,
  • Republic of South Africa,
  • History: World

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FormatHardcover
Number of Pages209
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Open LibraryOL8316731M
ISBN 10086543025X
ISBN 109780865430259

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"The crisis in Southern Africa is intertwined with the struggle for world peace and human decency. In the face of increased South African repression, the international community has the obligation and capacity to forge true democracy through dialog and conciliation.

To bring about change, we must understand the complexities of the by: 9. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Seidman, Ann Willcox, Roots of crisis in southern Africa. Trenton, N.J.: Africa World Press, [].

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I File Size: KB. Modern history of South Africa The white population of South Africa traces its roots back to when the fi rst permanent European settlement was established in the Cape of Good Hope.

The settlers found the land inhabited by the KhoiKhoi and San tribes, whose ancestors had lived in southern Africa for between 10 and 20 years.

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