eBook South Africa, 1st Edition

  • Myra Immell
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  • ISBN-10: 0737770155
  • ISBN-13: 9780737770155
  • DDC: 968.06
  • Grade Level Range: 10th Grade - 12th Grade
  • 200 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2014 | Published/Released February 2014
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2014
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This title explores genocide and persecution in South Africa including an overview of apartheid in South Africa; controversies surrounding apartheid in South Africa including: reaction of arapartheid as a policy of self-preservation, proclamations that apartheid is unjust and indefensible; South Africa and foreign countries reacted differently to the Sharpeville Massacre; personal narratives from a white South African reflecting on his childhood; prison experiences of a South African of Indian decent convicted of sabotage in 1964; a black South African remembers a firsthand apartheid experience as a youth.

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Features and Benefits

  • The histories of nations across the globe are marked by dark periods of mass murder, brutal repression, and unrelenting persecution.
  • Remembering and understanding such incidents is vitally important.
  • The Genocide and Persecution series offers students and other readers a multitude of perspectives, allowing for a more nuanced understanding of these complex and horrific periods in world history.
  • Each volume is an anthology of previously published materials on acts of genocide, crimes against humanity, and other instances of extreme persecution.
  • Individual volumes address an event or series of events in a nation, region, or people's history, and include historical background, writings about the relevant issues and controversies, and first-person narratives.
  • By providing primary sources, as well as analysis of crucial issues, these volumes help develop critical thinking skills and encourage global connections; they also support key curriculum standards in a variety of areas, including history, English language arts and social science.
  • The text is enhanced by an annotated table of contents; a foreword written by an expert in the field of genocide studies; a chronology; detailed illustrations and photographs; features for classroom use, including analytical exercises, writing prompts, and group activities; a glossary; an annotated list of organizations to contact; an annotated list of reports, treaties, resolutions, and judicial decisions; a bibliography; and a comprehensive subject index.
  • hose who study genocide, crimes against humanity, and persecution struggle to comprehend and explain the enormity and brutality of such acts.
  • The Genocide and Persecution series explores events from many angles, equipping readers with the tools to achieve a greater understanding of these atrocities.