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Afrikaners: Biography of a People (Reconsiderations in Southern African History)

By: Africa/Giliomee, Hermann

Price: $7.50

Publisher: UNIV OF VIRGINIA PR:

Seller ID: 9780813922379

ISBN: 0813922372

Condition: USED


This book is a biography of the Afrikaner people. A historian and journalist who was one of the earliest and staunchest Afrikaner opponents of apartheid, Hermann Giliomee weaves together life stories and historical interpretation to create a narrative history of the Afrikaners from their beginnings with the colonization of the Cape of Good Hope by the Dutch East India Company to the dismantling of apartheid and beyond. The Afrikaners emphasizes the crucial role played by historical actors without underplaying the impact of social forces over which they had little control. Throughout their h... View more info