Living Under Apartheid Aspects of Urbanization and Social Change in South Africa (London Research Series in Geography, No 2) by David M. Smith

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Subjects:

  • Human rights,
  • Racism & racial discrimination,
  • Republic of South Africa,
  • Ethnic Studies - African American Studies - General,
  • Ethnic Issues,
  • Apartheid,
  • Case studies,
  • South Africa,
  • Urban policy,
  • Urbanization

Book details

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages256
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9946494M
ISBN 100043091121
ISBN 109780043091128

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Black and that according to the laws of Apartheid, it was forbidden to socialize with Blacks in White areas. The laws of racial segregation. I remember being extremely angry and confused.

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Princeton University) is Professor of History at Bowdoin College. He has authored two books, an edited collection, and numerous articles on southern and central African history. The experience of growing up under apartheid and struggling against it as a South African student activist has informed his research and teaching of African history for nearly two decades.

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