A compact and vivid history of South Africa which enables the reader to understand the present conditions and problems of the country. The rise of Afrikaner nationalism and the conflict between the black and white races is closely related to the economic and geographical background: great mineral wealth” vast distances, shortage of water and difficulties of communication.
‘Dr Keppel-Jones has managed to present a short, accurate, and convincing narrative of all the principal events which have gone to the making of modern South Africa” Nor is there anything dry about the writing . . . This book was primarily designed for university students, but it is essential reading for anyone who wishes to understand the complex pattern of South African affairs today . . . Dr Keppel-Jones, by describing South Africa’s past so vividly, makes it possible to appreciate intelligently what is happening now.’
Softcover, 224 pages. In good pre-loved condition with the exception of being ex-school.