Afrikaner

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Afrikaner

a White native of the Republic of South Africa whose mother tongue is Afrikaans
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the most prominent Sestigers, the existentialism of Camus and Beckett, in fictionalised labyrinthine forms, either loses itself in its own cleverness or jerks its concerns about good, evil, sex, anxiety and despair into mocking rebellions by renegade sons against the dour fathers of Afrikanerdom.
The liberals, those who show little identification with the dominant markers of Afrikanerdom, just like the conservatives, are trying to come to terms with socio-political and personal circumstances that are transforming.
55) However, the hostility from sections of white Afrikanerdom posed a far more significant political (and military) threat to Smuts.
Carolyn Burdett, in her recent book on the South African novelist Olive Schreiner, points to James Tennant Molteno's 1923 The Dominion of Afrikanerdom, in which he notes that before the first Anglo-Boer War of 1880-81
Who, who, in his right mind would have chosen someone like Beyers, the embodiment of Afrikanerdom, as his weapon in the fight against the evil of apartheid [which sought to separate people by their colour]?
The present transformation is posing a major crisis to Afrikanerdom and its churches.
Among all recent nationalist movements, the success of Afrikanerdom stands out as a classical example of effective and enduring ethnic mobilization.
ENGLAND produced the unthinkable here yesterday - an emphatic win over the Springboks in the heart of Afrikanerdom.
This "sacred saga" (Moodie 1978) of Afrikanerdom highlighted moments of conflict: Afrikaners were outnumbered, exploited, threatened and murdered by African groups and agents of the British government, yet they would be able to win in the end.
Given the relatively small population of Afrikanerdom at the time, this was approximately 10 per cent of the total Boer population.
21) Whereas in South Africa, the swart gevaar and rooi gevaar -- the black and red (Communist) threats to national survival -- are fading from the political lexicon of mainstream Afrikanerdom, the nature of the Arab threat, and its implications for possible compromise, continues to dominate political discourse in Israel.
14-35; "The Fragmentation of Afrikanerdom and the Afrikaner Churches," in Resistance and Hope, ed.