State Power and Black Politics in South Africa, 1912-51

State Power and Black Politics in South Africa This work breaks new ground by examining twentieth century black South African politics in the context of the development of state power The book is a detailed study based on extensive archival sourc

  • Title: State Power and Black Politics in South Africa, 1912-51
  • Author: Paul B Rich
  • ISBN: 9781349244980
  • Page: 449
  • Format: Paperback
  • This work breaks new ground by examining twentieth century black South African politics in the context of the development of state power The book is a detailed study, based on extensive archival sources, that looks at the changing relationships between black political elites and state bureaucrats and civil servants It focuses on a number of key issues such as the strikeThis work breaks new ground by examining twentieth century black South African politics in the context of the development of state power The book is a detailed study, based on extensive archival sources, that looks at the changing relationships between black political elites and state bureaucrats and civil servants It focuses on a number of key issues such as the strike wave after World War One the 1927 Native Administration Act the Natives Representative Council and the Alexandra Bus Boycott The book is a milestone in the unravelling of the complex relations between black political leaders and a white settler state on the road to implementing apartheid.

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