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The national states in South Africa and utopian thought

by N. J. C. Van den Bergh

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Published by University of Zululand in KwaDlangezwa, South Africa .
Written in English

    Places:
  • South Africa,
  • South Africa.
    • Subjects:
    • Utopias -- South Africa.,
    • South Africa -- Politics and government.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references.

      StatementN.J.C. van den Bergh.
      SeriesPublications series of the University of Zululand., no. 15
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHX806 .V36 1982
      The Physical Object
      Pagination19 p. ;
      Number of Pages19
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3230252M
      ISBN 10094998485X
      LC Control Number83142575
      OCLC/WorldCa10430049

      As author of over forty books in French and English he published on a variety of subjects including religion, politics, and education. He emigrated to the United States, where he taught for many years at Brooklyn College. Molnar said he was inspired by Russell Kirk's The Conservative Mind. “Coloured”is a loaded term in South it is a colonial and apartheid creation, it is nevertheless a term that is widely used. For this reason, and because of the focus of this chapter on organisation during the s, I use the term, and without the clumsy quotation marks.

      Finally, Cornell's work in South Africa with the uBuntu Project has led to her most recent works uBuntu and the Law: African Ideals and Postapartheid Jurisprudence (co-edited with Nyoko Muvangua, ) and Law and Revolution in South Africa: uBuntu, Dignity and the Struggle for Constitutional Transformation (). Here, Cornell explores the role of indigenous values, especially uBuntu, in Alma mater: University of California Los Angeles School . Demographic Characteristics of South Africa in the late s. The following information about political and population characteristics is based upon the situation in South Africa in the late s. The information presented here is the basic reference for the analysis in this chapter. Name: The Republic of South Africa (RSA). Capital: Pretoria.

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