From Protest to Challenge, Volume 6 (Hardcover)

A Documentary History of African Politics in South Africa, 1882-1990, Challenge and Victory, 1980-1990

By Gail M. Gerhart, Clive L. Glaser

Indiana University Press, 9780253354228, 816pp.

Publication Date: April 18, 2010

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Hardcover (2/22/1997)

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From Protest to Challenge is a multi-volume chronicle of the struggle to achieve democracy and end racial discrimination in South Africa. Beginning in 1882 during the heyday of European imperialism, these volumes document the history of race conflict, protest, and political mobilization by South Africa's black majority. Volume 6 takes up the story in 1980 and examines the crucial decade that preceded the collapse of the apartheid system. As with earlier volumes in the series, it combines narrative with a wealth of primary source materials that record the words of the men and women who shaped South Africa's complex history.

About the Author

Gail M. Gerhart is Adjunct Professor at the School of International and Public Affairs at Columbia University. She is author of Black Power in South Africa: The Evolution of an Ideology and author (with Thomas G. Karis) of volumes 3-5 of From Protest to Challenge.Clive L. Glaser teaches in the History Department at the University of the Witwatersrand. He is author of Bo-Tsotsi: The Youth Gangs of Soweto, 1935-1976 and editor of the journal African Studies.