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Mar 02, Pie Resting-Place rated it it was ok Shelves: This is a good book to start if one wants to understand the history of the geographical area that we call South Africa. Uno de aquellos libros que no puedes dejar pasar.

Jan 10, Sudha rated it really liked it. The main problem with it is that it begins as a fairly objective, fairly reasonable and very well-told history of South African history pre-World War II which is when the racism that would become Apartheid was not formalized.

In ogni caso lo consiglio a c Molto interessante: Sep 05, Bethany rated it it was ok. The frequent migrations generated a spirit of fellowship.

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Reading this book with the Civil Rights Movement in the back of my head, I realized what horrible ways blacks have been treated, and it makes me want to do more to stand up for the rights of all people in our country today.

The Dutch men were adherents of Calvinism and had escaped from their motherland to evade Catholic persecution. Jun 14, Pawan rated it really liked it. Oct 04, Ines rated it really liked it. Refresh and try again. A poignant, very well written history of South Africa’s birth and rebirth after apartheid’s end.

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He was released in And I was shocked by arcobalenk presentation of Dutch Calvinism that resulted in their conquest of South Africa; I suspect that the author is oversimplifying the Voertrekker beliefs and quoting statements that moved the story along, while not logically making much sense.

That’s why I’m reading a book on South Africa in the first place. But I also don’t need to be beaten to death with overheated, overwrought, hand-wringing prose about the troubles of the poor.


Jun 26, Thomas Ryan rated it liked it. The real messy story feels like it’s avoided in favor of pouring out overwrought prose about how hard it was to be black during the Apartheid era. Dec 10, Jennifer Martin rated it it was amazing. In a small group of Dutch farmers landed on the southernmost tip of Africa. The Rivonia Trial led to the imprisonment of Nelson Mandela and the others among the accused who were convicted of sabotage and sentenced to life at the Palace of Justice, Pretoria.

The caption says that on June 16,schoolchildren in the largest black township nohte South Africa, Soweto, where speaking out against apartheid authorities who wanted them to learn Afrikaans, the language of whites, in all schools of blacks. Lieberman and Barnards stories are presented as two of the brightest points in the country’s history, doing much to bring down apartheid.

It then turns about halfway through into a hagiography of the poor. I really enjoyed reading domiique book – I realized as I started that I knew nothing about the history of South Africa. This is an accessible history of South Africa written by a well-known French journalist.

Nov 23, MinG rated it it was amazing. Basically this is a history book where history of South Africa has been narrated in a very interesting way from the Dutch conquest in to elections in The Boers made the country as it stands today by the sheer dint of their hard work.

He may not be telling the entire story, but as an introduction to the country’s history – it is a very readable book. The British slowly annexed territories that were developed by Afrikaners. If somebody wanted to learn about South African history or Dutch history, they would want to read this book. I had only read two textbook paragraphs dominiquw the country before reading this book and found it to be a very readable introduction to a terrible chapter of our world’s history.

There was a time when I chanced upon the Indian passport of one of my uncles lying on the table. It even had lessons on Dictatorship ; – “For individuals or groups who resisted these apartheid expulsions or contested their legality by appealing to the courts, he came up with the Black Prohibition of Interdicts Act, which prevented the judiciary from opposing government action and authorized the use of force against any rebellion.


Dominique Lapierre, who needs no introduction, has told the story of how South Africa was born and the inhuman racial segregation made deep scars on its social life.

Trivia About A Rainbow in the One of nnella best books of my year.

Jan van Riebeeck and his 90 expatriates had no intention of conquering southern Africa, but that is what seemed like to the indigenous people of Africa. Nearly nothing about the twenty years since. Byafter training in Nazi Germany, the white leaders create a totalitarian police state based on the Bible, white supremacy and a nofte, cruel race science.

On board one of the ships was a man called Jan van Riebeeck, who was a surgeon. A seal in indelible blue ink proclaimed that the passport is valid for travel to any country except the Republic of South Africa. Be the first to ask a question about A Rainbow in the Night. It was only yesterday afterall. Therefore, my nitpicks aside, if a zillion people read this book the world will be a much better place, and for that alone it gets some extra credit.

Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. One photograph which impressed me was one where a black man and woman where walking next to each other, and the man was carrying a boy who was dead, with a bloody mouth.

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Their saga—bloody, ferocious, In a small group of Dutch farmers landed on the southernmost tip of Africa. Interesting, short and easy to read history of a vibrant nation on our planet. The scope of the book is limited In a bout of good luck, they were not sent to gallows, but were awarded imprisonment for life in As I prepare to take a group of students to South Africa this summer, I think that what I read in this book will prepare both them and me for what we will see and notte.