People's War: New Light on the Struggle for South Africa

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Jonathan Ball, 2009 - Apartheid - 634 pages
This work shows the success of the people's war in giving the ANC a virtual monopoly on power in South Africa. It also shows the great cost at which this was achieved, not only in lives and destruction but in the forces of terror and anarchy which now cannot be turned into order.

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A well researched and extremely thought provoking book.
How the ANC learned, in the late 1950's, when told by their masters in Russia that they were tired of the parties lack of success, to go to
Vietnam where they learned how to fight a terrorist war from generals.
How black journalists were forced, by the ANC, to write stories about the SAP which they knew to be false. How the ANC learned to use skewed versions of events so that international media would pressurize the SA goverment
The tragic consequences for the cadres who felt that the ANC were wrong.

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About the author (2009)

Anthea Jeffery holds law degrees from the University of the Witwatersrand and from Cambridge, and a doctorate in human rights law from the University of London.

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