While the exploitation took a turn for the worse in 1948, this nastiness must be understood in the light of the National Party's sense of grievance about the racist oppression visited by the British on white Afrikaners
before Union in 1909, including the thousands of deaths from illness and hunger in the world's first concentration camps, established by the occupying British forces during the Anglo-Boer War.
lived in the two Boer republics as well as in the two British colonies, and the war was one between two settler peoples for possession of a land already inhabited by many different indigenous peoples.
8) Het blijkt dat de Nederlandse literatuur die de Boekencommissie geschikt achtte voor de nog onbedorven Afrikaners
vooral bestond uit historische romans, Biedermeierpoezie, geschiedverhalen en godsdienstige tractaten.
The majority of reviewers chose to highlight the strong educational component of the Keurboslaan books and the way in which the books provided answers to some of the problems experienced in the education system Afrikaners
participated in at the time.
I timed the trip to coincide with the centenary of the war's outbreak so I could watch how a new, post-apartheid South Africa would remember an event that until recently had been a key building block in Afrikaner
identity and the history of minority rule.
The conservative side in the white Afrikaner
community responded negatively to the Truth and Reconciliation Commission, Prof.
5) Although the majority of non-white people in the Cape provinces speak Afrikaans as their first language, the term Afrikaners
is most commonly used to connote white.
But AmaBhulu, the book's title and the African tribal name of the European-descent Afrikaners
, is much more than just another history book about some faraway place and people.
In 'n wereld waar Afrikaner
-voorbeelde van verset teen apartheid min en onbekend was, het Brink soos Breyten Breytenbach 'n wereld oopgeskryf wat dit vir ons, die geslag van apartheid, moontlik gemaak het om genuanseerder met ons leefwereld om te gaan: nie alle Afrikaners
was verdrukkers nie, nie alle Afrikaners
het apartheid gesteun nie, nie alle Afrikaners
het hulle rug op swart mense gedraai nie.
But often ignored are other methodologies that affirmed and uplifted the minority Afrikaner
cultural universe and language, as a driving force of success.
frequently deride Du Preez, along with Slabbert et al, as having been duped by the ANC on the Dakar Safari.
More than 50,000 South Africans -- Afrikaners
almost to a man, with hardly a black face in sight -- were there to see their country play mine.