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Conclusion: Toward a New Order

Ryan M. Irwin

in Gordian Knot: Apartheid and the Unmaking of the Liberal World Order

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199855612
eISBN:
9780199979882
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199855612.003.0007
Subject:
History, Political History, World Modern History

This conclusion begins with a vignette of Nelson Mandela’s release from prison in 1990. It then explores some aspects of the anti-apartheid movement that crested during the late 1980s, lingering on ... More


Desegregating the Past: The Public Life of Memory in the United States and South Africa

Robyn Autry

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780231177580
eISBN:
9780231542517
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231177580.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

At the Apartheid Museum in Johannesburg, South Africa, visitors confront the past upon arrival. They must decide whether to enter the museum through a door marked "whites" or another marked ... More


Ireland, Africa and the end of empire: Small state identity in the Cold War 1955 - 75

Kevin O'Sullivan

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780719086021
eISBN:
9781781704905
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719086021.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

In the twenty years after Ireland joined the UN in 1955, one subject dominated its fortunes: Africa. The first detailed study of Ireland's relationship with that continent, this book documents its ... More


A History of the Present: A Biography of Indian South Africans, 1990-2019

Ashwin Desai and Goolam Vahed

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
July 2020
ISBN:
9780199498017
eISBN:
9780199098798
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199498017.001.0001
Subject:
History, World Modern History, Social History

While small in number, the place of the Indian in South Africa has historically loomed large because of their strong commercial and professional middle class, international influence through India, ... More


Slow Death: On Twilight and Loss: 1971–1980

Hilde Roos

in La Traviata Affair: Opera in the Age of Apartheid

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780520299887
eISBN:
9780520971516
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520299887.003.0006
Subject:
Music, Opera

In chapter 5, the gradual stifling of Eoan’s opera productions in the 1970s is illustrated. After being moved out to Athlone on the Cape Flats, the group was effectively exiled from the central ... More


The Challenge of South African Apartheid

Lauren Frances Turek

in To Bring the Good News to All Nations: Evangelical Influence on Human Rights and U.S. Foreign Relations

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781501748912
eISBN:
9781501748936
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501748912.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

This chapter explores the evangelical contribution to the debate over U.S. relations with the apartheid government of South Africa and the global anti-apartheid movement. It talks about some members ... More


How Much Time Is Needed?

Traci C. West

in Solidarity and Defiant Spirituality: Africana Lessons on Religion, Racism, and Ending Gender Violence

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781479849031
eISBN:
9781479851737
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479849031.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Focusing on West’s meetings with South African activist leaders, this chapter explores the timing of truth-telling public intervention and intercultural and interreligious collaboration in order to ... More


“We Are a Power Bloc”: The Congressional Black Caucus and Africa

Alvin B. Tillery

in Between Homeland and Motherland: Africa, U.S. Foreign Policy, and Black Leadership in America

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801448973
eISBN:
9780801461019
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801448973.003.0005
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter focuses on the role that the Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) has played in the formulation of U.S. foreign policy toward Africa since the 1960s. The pivotal role of the CBC in passing ... More


Memory Entrepreneurs: History in the Making

Robyn Autry

in Desegregating the Past: The Public Life of Memory in the United States and South Africa

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780231177580
eISBN:
9780231542517
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231177580.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

Chapter 1 explores the role of ‘memory entrepreneurs’ in revising historical content. It asks, “If history is written by the victors, then who revises it?” I answer this question by identifying the ... More


The Curated Past: Remembering the Collective

Robyn Autry

in Desegregating the Past: The Public Life of Memory in the United States and South Africa

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780231177580
eISBN:
9780231542517
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231177580.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

In Chapter 2, I examine how violent histories are recounted through the lens of group identity formation in exhibitions. I discuss how relying on the conventions of collective storytelling—the rules ... More


Managing Collective Representations

Robyn Autry

in Desegregating the Past: The Public Life of Memory in the United States and South Africa

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780231177580
eISBN:
9780231542517
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231177580.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

Chapter 3 treats the museum not only as a site of memory, but also as a site of employment. It considers how the collective representations require management over time, focusing on some of the banal ... More


Memory Deviants: Breaking the Collective

Robyn Autry

in Desegregating the Past: The Public Life of Memory in the United States and South Africa

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780231177580
eISBN:
9780231542517
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231177580.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

Chapter 4 asks, “What can deviant forms of remembering tell us about the normative project of collective remembrance?” This chapter draws on newspaper articles, blogs, and interviews to explore the ... More


Conclusion: Museumification of Memory

Robyn Autry

in Desegregating the Past: The Public Life of Memory in the United States and South Africa

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780231177580
eISBN:
9780231542517
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231177580.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

Finally, in the conclusion, I revisit the puzzle of collective memory and the politics of representation or the “museumification of memory.” This chapter argues that memory and identity become ... More


From Civil Rights to Anti-Apartheid

Sekou M. Franklin

in After the Rebellion: Black Youth, Social Movement Activism, and the Post-Civil Rights Generation

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814789384
eISBN:
9780814760611
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814789384.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter covers the activities of three youth-based activist movements: the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC), the Student Organization for Black Unity (SOBU), and the Free South ... More


Anti-apartheid solidarity in the perspectives and practices of the British far left in the 1970s and 1980s

Gavin Brown

in Waiting for the Revolution: The British Far Left from 1956

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781526113658
eISBN:
9781526132451
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526113658.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

Communists and members of the New Left were involved in the Anti-Apartheid Movement [AAM] from its origins in the Boycott Committee in the late 1950s. In its early days, the AAM welcomed support from ... More


On the side of the angels: The birth of the Irish Anti-Apartheid Movement

Kevin O’Sullivan

in Ireland, Africa and the end of empire: Small state identity in the Cold War 1955 - 75

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780719086021
eISBN:
9781781704905
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719086021.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter, along with chapters six and seven, explores the emergence and consolidation of co-ordinated international opposition to apartheid and minority rule in southern Africa in the 1950s and ... More


‘Boks Amach’: Southern Africa, popular protest and foreign policy

Kevin O’Sullivan

in Ireland, Africa and the end of empire: Small state identity in the Cold War 1955 - 75

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780719086021
eISBN:
9781781704905
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719086021.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter tackles two of the themes that are at the heart of this book. First, it argues that the radicalisation of Afro-Asian demands at the UN – most visibly in the response to minority rule in ... More


Re-shaping the relationship: Ireland, the EC and southern Africa

Kevin O’Sullivan

in Ireland, Africa and the end of empire: Small state identity in the Cold War 1955 - 75

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780719086021
eISBN:
9781781704905
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719086021.003.0008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter extends the key themes of chapter six – the ‘fire brigade’ response to Afro-Asian radicalism, and the growing influence of the international anti-apartheid movement – into a new decade. ... More


Africa campaigning in the framing: from abolition to Make Poverty History

Graham Harrison

in The African presence: Representations of Africa in the construction of Britishness

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780719088858
eISBN:
9781781705773
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719088858.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This chapter reviews the major Africa campaigns in Britain: the campaign to abolish slavery, It analyses each campaign as part of a campaign tradition. It does this by connecting the campaign’s ... More


Africa and the search for Britishness

Graham Harrison

in The African presence: Representations of Africa in the construction of Britishness

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780719088858
eISBN:
9781781705773
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719088858.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This chapter argues that Africa campaigning has played a key role in the construction of British national identity. This is evident in the self-conscious way that individual African campaigns tend to ... More


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