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Conservative Protestant Politics

Steve Bruce

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198293927
eISBN:
9780191685019
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198293927.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This book examines the place and nature of religion in industrial societies through a comparative analysis of conservative Protestant politics in a variety of ‘first world’ societies. Rejecting the ... More


The Legacy of Apartheid: Racial Inequalities in the New South Africa

DONALD J. TREIMAN

in Unequal Chances: Ethnic Minorities in Western Labour Markets

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263860
eISBN:
9780191734953
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263860.003.0010
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

In South Africa, 350 years of apartheid practice and fifty years of concerted apartheid policy have created racial inequalities in socio-economic position larger than in any other nation in the ... More


Rhodesia 1890–1980: ‘The Lost Dominion’

Donal Lowry

in Settlers and Expatriates: Britons over the Seas

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199297672
eISBN:
9780191594335
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199297672.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

The Natalians established a tightly knit society in Natal, similar to British settlements elsewhere in the empire. Predominantly English and middle‐class and imbued with concepts of white racial and ... More


Introduction

Simon J. Potter

in News and the British World: The Emergence of an Imperial Press System 1876-1922

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199265121
eISBN:
9780191718427
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199265121.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter investigates the imperial integration and traces its emergence during the late 19th and early 20th centuries. It focuses on Britain and the settler colonies — known to contemporaries as ... More


Ulster and South Africa

Steve Bruce

in Conservative Protestant Politics

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198293927
eISBN:
9780191685019
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198293927.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter explores the history of two primary cases of religio-ethnic Protestantism and the role that religion has played in those two settings. At first, it traces the historic struggle of ... More


An Imperfect Occupation: Enduring the South African War

John Boje

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039560
eISBN:
9780252097652
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039560.001.0001
Subject:
History, Military History

The South African War (1899–1902), also called the Boer War and Anglo-Boer War, began as a conventional conflict. It escalated into a savage irregular war fought between the two Boer republics and a ... More


An African Volk: The Apartheid Regime and Its Search for Survival

Jamie Miller

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780190274832
eISBN:
9780190274863
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190274832.001.0001
Subject:
History, Political History, World Modern History

Opposition to apartheid was one of the great moments in postwar history. Its success remains a symbol of a progressive global community. An African Volk looks at this phenomenon from the other side. ... More


“The weakness of some …”: Afrikaner civil religion and racial paternalism

Ivan Evans

in Cultures of Violence: Lynching and Racial Killing in South Africa and the American South

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719079047
eISBN:
9781781702208
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719079047.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter shows that Afrikaners developed a theology that fused a virulent racism to a ‘strong state’ which they successfully manipulated to address the ‘poor white problem’. Afrikaners, in other ... More


The challenge of Afrikaans language rights in South African education

Michael Bishop

in Human Rights and Equality in Education: Comparative Perspectives on the Right to Education for Minorities and Disadvantaged Groups

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781447337638
eISBN:
9781447337676
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447337638.003.0006
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

This chapter explores how the unique South African context affects the way one evaluates the right to own-language education of the White Afrikaans minority. International human rights law affords ... More


Rian Malan’s: My Traitor’s Heart

Gal Beckerman

in Second Read: Writers Look Back at Classic Works of Reportage

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231159319
eISBN:
9780231500586
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231159319.003.0016
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This essay reviews the book My Traitor's Heart, by Rian Malan. First published in 1990, My Traitor's Heart is an autobiographical account of Malan's return to South Africa from several years of ... More


Searching the soul: Wither Sanlam? Powerful conglomerate to 1997

Grietjie Verhoef

in The Power of Your Life: The Sanlam Century of Insurance Empowerment, 1918-2018

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780198817758
eISBN:
9780191859199
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198817758.003.0004
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History, Political Economy

Growing divisions along political lines, and personal differences in management on different levels of Sanlam operations, landed the life office to engage in more non-life investment restructuring ... More


Waste of a White Skin

Tiffany Willoughby-Herard

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780520280861
eISBN:
9780520959972
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520280861.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

This is an intellectual, political, and institutional history of scientific racist thought focused on the Carnegie Corporation’s antipoverty philanthropy with “poor whites” in South Africa ... More


Afrikaner and Französen

Derek R. Mallett

in Hitler's Generals in America: Nazi POWs and Allied Military Intelligence

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780813142517
eISBN:
9780813143064
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813142517.003.0002
Subject:
History, Military History

Chapter 1 relates the Allied capture of the German general officers who were eventually held as prisoners of war in the United States. The chapter begins with the first large group of generals who ... More


In the Absence of Television

in Starring Mandela and Cosby: Media and the End(s) of Apartheid

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226451886
eISBN:
9780226451909
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226451909.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, African Studies

This chapter briefly sketches the mediascape of South Africa prior to the first fence post—television's introduction. By examining the positions of political parties and the resistance movements ... More


Forgeries of History: The Poor White Study

Tiffany Willoughby-Herard

in Waste of a White Skin

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780520280861
eISBN:
9780520959972
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520280861.003.0002
Subject:
History, African-American History

“Forgeries of History: The Poor White Study” dispenses with the key frames put forward within the Poor White Study in order to situate the failure of domestic policy in South Africa to shore up white ... More


The Visual Culture of White Poverty as the History of South Africa and the United States: Repetition, Rediscovery, Playing with Whiteness

Tiffany Willoughby-Herard

in Waste of a White Skin

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780520280861
eISBN:
9780520959972
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520280861.003.0003
Subject:
History, African-American History

“The Visual Culture of White Poverty as the History of South Africa and the United States: Repetition, Rediscovery, Playing with Whiteness,” examines the depictions of poor whites to demonstrate how ... More


Orangists in a red empire: salutations from a Dutch queen’s supporters in a British South Africa

Susie Protschky

in Crowns and Colonies: European Monarchies and Overseas Empires

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781784993153
eISBN:
9781526115096
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784993153.003.0005
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

In 1910 the Union of South Africa became a British Dominion. However, rather than proclaim loyalty to the British monarch–the titular head of the British empire–some South Africans, notably those who ... More


The Aftermath of War

John Boje

in An Imperfect Occupation: Enduring the South African War

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039560
eISBN:
9780252097652
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039560.003.0008
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter examines the aftermath of the South African War, focusing on the period from the conclusion of peace, when Lord (Horatio) Kitchener shook hands with the Boer delegates and pledged, “We ... More


South Africa

in The Turnstone: A Doctor's Story

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853237570
eISBN:
9781846314292
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853237570.003.0006
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter details the events following the author's arrival in Cape Town, South Africa, on 24 June 1947. After a month in Cape Town, with dwindling funds, he decided to travel around the country ... More


Abroad: Loyalism in comparative context

Richard Reed

in Paramilitary loyalism: Identity and change

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780719095306
eISBN:
9781781708682
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719095306.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

This final chapter draws on many of the themes developed in the previous sections in the context of a number of other international groups known for extremist behaviour and views. This work advances ... More


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