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By Charles H. Feinstein

ISBN-10: 0521850916

ISBN-13: 9780521850919

Charles Feinstein surveys years of South African fiscal background from the years previous ecu settlements in 1652 via to the post-Apartheid period. Following the early section of gradual progress, he charts the transformation of the financial system as a result of discovery of diamonds and gold within the 1870s, and the speedy upward push of within the wartime years. ultimately, emphasizing the methods through which the black inhabitants used to be disadvantaged of land, and brought about to provide exertions for white farms, mines and factories, Feinstein files the creation of apartheid after 1948, and its outcomes for fiscal functionality

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As a result of these cumulative disasters their numbers declined sharply and, by the turn of the century, they had effectively lost their separate identity in South Africa. Those who remained in the country became servants, labourers, and trackers for white farmers, and were absorbed in the wider coloured population (see further Annexe 1). 10 Khoikhoi herders occupied the winter rainfall region of the south-western Cape at the time the first Dutch settlers arrived, and had been established there since early in the first millennium.

4 E. ), Cambridge history of the British Empire, vol. VIII, South Africa, 2nd edn, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1963, p. 224. 1. 6 a The series measures the net exports of South African produce; it excludes re-exports and specie and is net of inter-colonial trade. b Including wine, fresh fruit, maize, sugar, and meat. c Including wool, hides and skins, ostrich feathers, and mohair. Source: C. G. W. Schumann, Structural changes and business cycles in South Africa, 1806–1936, London: P.

This was a momentous step which effectively divided South Africa into two British colonies and two Boer republics until union in 1910. Three separate groups of trekkers occupied different parts of the territory beyond the Vaal, centred on Potchefstroom to the west, Lydenburg to the east, and Schoemansdal in the Zoutpansberg to the north (see Maps 3 and 4). For a time they were kept apart by bitter personal rivalries, religious disputes, and other controversies, but in 1860 all three combined to establish the South African Republic (or Transvaal).

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