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The Afrikaners

by Graham Leach

  • 315 Want to read
  • 22 Currently reading

Published by Macmillan .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • SOC009000,
  • Ethnology,
  • Social Science,
  • Ethnic studies,
  • Social groups & communities

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages320
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10548685M
    ISBN 100333487206
    ISBN 109780333487204

    Bridge over Blood River is the most insightful examination of the Afrikaners by an outsider since the award-winning, four-part television series White Tribe of Africa and two subsequent sequels in .   But AmaBhulu, the book’s title and the African tribal name of the European-descent Afrikaners, is much more than just another history book about some faraway place .

    "A book to welcome-a history of the Afrikaners from the first European settlement to the present day written by a proud and even patriotic Afrikaner which is nevertheless critical in its approach and untainted by Afrikaner nationalism. It includes an account of the origins and demise of apartheid that must rank as the most sober, objective and /5(16).   Buy a cheap copy of The Afrikaners book by John Fisher. This book is the first study of its kind, and is a work of historical importance in so far as it interprets the Africaners to the English and vice versa. It places Free shipping over $

    Afrikaner nationalism (Afrikaans: Afrikanernasionalisme) is a political ideology that was born in the late nineteenth century among Afrikaners in South was strongly influenced by anti-British sentiments that grew strong among the Afrikaners, especially because of the Boer Wars.. According to historian T. Dunbar Moodie, Afrikaner nationalism could be described as a kind of civil. David Goldblatt: Some Afrikaners Photographed by Goldblatt, David and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at


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The Afrikaners by Graham Leach Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Afrikaners: Biography of a People by Herman Giliomee is a scholarly history of the Afrikaners (and, earlier, Dutch) from the colonization of the Cape in to modern times.

While I doubt the book is of general (international) interest, it's certainly an important contribution to South African historiography and as such will appeal to those who wish to understand the by:   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 This book is a biography of the Afrikaner people/5.

The Afrikaner is a beautifully written novel that celeb Zoe du Plessis, paleontologist, Afrikaner who can trace her family history years in South Africa, bereaved woman who has lost her lover and colleague to a car hijacking, is a woman who The Afrikaners book the struggle of South Africa in /5.

The Afrikaners: Biography of a People. This work is a biography of the Afrikaner people by historian and journalist Herman The Afrikaners book, one of the earliest and staunchest Afrikaner opponents of apartheid/5(2).

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 The Afrikaners book together life stories and historical interpretation to create a narrative history of the Afrikaners from their beginnings with.

The Afrikaners: Biography of A People, the first comprehensive history of the Afrikaner people based on—and critical of—the most recent scholarly work, draws on the author’s own research and interviews conducted with leading political actors.

Hermann Giliomee weaves together life stories and interpretation to create a highly readable narrative history of the Afrikaners. ♥ Book Title: The Afrikaners ♣ Name Author: Hermann Giliomee ∞ Launching: Info ISBN Link: ⊗ Detail ISBN code: ⊕ Number Pages: Total sheet ♮ News id: QGqFSQAACAAJ Download File Start Reading ☯ Full Synopsis: "Revised and updated, this new edition includes a chapter on the often fraught relationship between Afrikaners and the ANC in.

But then, the book also avoids definitions of the identity of Afrikaner. It seems to assume that by “the Afrikaners”, it is referring to white Afrikaans speaking people; however, in the final chapter Giliomee remarks that “The future of Afrikaans is literally in coloured hands, and so is the future of the Afrikaners.

LISTENING TO THE AFRIKANERS. By J. Coetzee. But the risk he runs in handing over the book to his characters is that readers will find it. The Afrikaners are a South African ethnic group who are descended from 17th century Dutch, German, and French settlers to South Africa.

The Afrikaners slowly developed their own language and culture when they came into contact with Africans and Asians. The word “Afrikaners” means “Africans” in Author: Katherine Schulz Richard. The Afrikaners: Biography of a People by Herman Giliomee is a scholarly history of the Afrikaners (and, earlier, Dutch) from the colonization of the Cape in to modern times.

While I doubt the book is of general (international) interest, it's certainly an important contribution to South African historiography and as such will appeal to those who wish to understand the country/5(21).

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 : Hermann Giliomee.

The Afrikaners: Biography of A People, the first comprehensive history of the Afrikaner people based on—and critical of—the most recent scholarly work, draws on the author’s own research and interviews conducted with leading political actors.

Hermann Giliomee weaves together life stories and interpretation to create a highly readable narrative history of the : Hermann Buhr Giliomee. The contemporary musical Ons vir jou, dealing with the Second Boer War, featured a book by Deon Opperman and a score by Sean Else and Johan Vorster of the band Eden.

Afrikaner film musicals flourished in the s and s, and have returned in the 21st century with two popular films, Liefling and Pretville, featuring singers such as Bobby van Jaarsveld, Steve Hofmeyr, and Kevin lia: 5, (). While Giliomee has written a vast number of books on history, more recently his biography, Historikus / Historian, appeared, and now Die Afrikaners – an abridged version of the previous edition and supplemented with up-to-date information.

The inspiration for the new book was to write for a TV series, which can be viewed on kykNET, with the author as principal narrator among other narrators. The Afrikaner Broederbond was established in with the laudable aim of uplifting Afrikaners impoverished and demoralised in the wake of the Anglo-Boer War.

Book review: The Super-Afrikaners. Hermann Giliomee is die aanbieder van die kykNET-reeks Die Afrikaners in beeld, in samehang waarmee die boek gepubliseer word.

Giliomee is internasionaal gerekend as die kenner oor die geskiedenis van Afrikaners, en hierdie boek span die kroon op sy lewenslange werk. Bondig maar deeglik, en met nuwe refleksies oor die Afrikaners van ry: Books. motivating this book.

Giliomee's ambition, perhaps pretension, is clear in the size of the book: he devotes pages to years of Afrikaner history, com-pared to Paul Johnson who needed pages for three millennia of Jewish his-tory. Giliomee wants 'to tell the Afrikaners. The Afrikaners: Biography of A People, the first comprehensive history of the Afrikaner people based on—and critical of—the most recent scholarly work, draws on the author’s own research and interviews conducted with leading political actors.

Hermann Giliomee weaves together life stories and interpretation to create a highly readable narrative history of the ry: Books. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Afrikaners. Cape Town: Tafelberg, © (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors.

Filed under: Afrikaners -- Biography Adventures in Swaziland: The Story of a South African Boer (New York: The Century Co., ), by Owen Rowe O'Neil (page images with commentary at ) On Commando (London: Methuen and Co., ), by Dietlof Van Warmelo (Gutenberg text .“The Afrikaners, in the end, always surprise you.

For better or for worse.” This is what historian and writer Prof. Hermann Giliomee, in conversation with history-professor, Albert Grundlingh, stated at the launch of his new book The rise and demise of the Afrikaners. The launch was hosted by NB Publishers at Exclusive Books in Stellenbosch.Genre/Form: History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Fisher, John, Afrikaners.

London, Cassell, (OCoLC) Online version.