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					       HISTORY OF SOUTH
            AFRICA
         HISTORY 459 A01 - CRN: 31203
              MAY 10 - JUNE 2
         MTWRF - 10:30AM - 12:30 PM
       INSTRUCTOR: DR. JOHN DUDER
 THIS COURSE IS DESIGNED TO INTRODUCE STUDENTS TO
 THE HISTORY OF SOUTH AFRICA, ONE OF CANADA’S CLOSER
 RELATIVES AMONG THE COMMUNITY OF NATIONS, SOUTH
 AFRICA. THE COURSE WILL FOCUS ON THREE MAIN
 ELEMENTS OF SOUTH AFRICAN HISTORY -
 THE CONTESTANTS FOR THE LAND, THE CONSTRUCTION
 OF MODERN SOUTH AFRICA AND THE LIFE AND DEATH OF
 APARTHEID. THE COURSE WILL BE TAUGHT IN A LECTURE
 FORMAT.




The sjambok (whip) was a major weapon in the hands of the South African police. In June 1959,
at Cato Mano near Durban, police used sjamboks to beat African women who were protesting
the government’s decision to create a monopoly of beer canteens, thus depriving the women of a
                                 customary source of income.

				
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