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Unformatted text preview: 01.03.10 H istory 10B – Lectu re 14
South Africa: F rom Colonial Occupation to Delayed Liberation He who dances last dances the best (Zulu) People are people through other people (Xhosa) There is no stretch of open country without a grave (Ndebele)
Lecture Summa ry • • • • • Riddle of SA • • • First colonized and last liberated Type of Colony: Direct rule, white settler colony. 20th century became a white segregated state Why did i t last so long?? Br ief review of Southern Africa H istory Afrikaner Nationalism and the Apartheid State African National Congress Soweto and the End of Apartheid South Africa’s Independence 1994 SA the New Giant of Africa? • • Sustainable economy o o • • Dynamic service, agricultural and industrial sectors Thanks to Nelson Mandela who had a unifying role in Africa even before he became p resident. Plural government (11 official languages and legal plurality) Population: 48.3 million (UN, 2009) o o o o o o Zulu Xhosa Tswana Ndebele Khoikhoi (San) Afrikaners Continental leader or prophet Colonisation of Southern Af rica • Portuguese came round the Cape in 1488 • • • • • 1580s, becomes the C ape of Good Hope Dutch settlement in Cape Colony since 1652 Treaty with the Khoikhoi and est. of colony in 1671 Boers would speak a Dutch dialect known as Afrikaans (by early 19th over 15,000) In 1795, Brit ish occupation of Cape Colony Br itish in South Af rica • • • • Anglo-Boer Wars “Great Trek” from 1830s – Transvaal and the Orange Free State (creates a source of Afrikaner national mythology) Zulu Empire’s relationship with the Brit ish and Conflict with the Boers. Shaka Zulu (1785-1828) ...
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