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South Africa, a political and economic history

Alexander Hepple

South Africa, a political and economic history

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Published by F. A. Praeger in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • South Africa
    • Subjects:
    • South Africa -- History.,
    • South Africa -- Economic conditions.,
    • South Africa -- Race relations.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographies.

      Statement[by] Alex Hepple.
      SeriesPraeger library of African affairs
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDT767 .H43
      The Physical Object
      Paginationx, 282 p.
      Number of Pages282
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5983610M
      LC Control Number66012982

      The United States and South Africa share strong educational and people-to-people ties, significant economic and political interests, as well as common development objectives throughout Africa. As a strong democracy and sub-Saharan Africa’s most developed economy, South Africa plays a key economic and political role on the African continent. Origins: Current Events in Historical Perspective; In each issue of Origins, an academic expert will analyze a particular current issue – political, cultural, or social – in a larger, deeper context. In addition to the analysis provided by each month’s feature, Origins will also include images, maps, graphs and other material to complement the essay.


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Feinstein offers an authoritative survey of five hundred years of South African economic history from the years preceding European settlements in through to the post-Apartheid era. He charts the early phase of slow growth, and then the transformation of the economy as a result of the.

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