South Africa's history stretches back to the beginnings of human existence. This book provides an overview to South Africa's multiple millennia of history, covering its long and often troubled past to its current status in the 21st century.
Provides an easily accessible and highly readable general introduction to the history of South Africa that includes extensive coverage of its prehistory and early history
Supplies a detailed examination of the last years of apartheid and the events leading up to majority rule in 1994
Includes an extensive discussion of the HIV/AIDS pandemic and its effect on the country