From Protest to Challenge Vol. 4 Political profiles, 1882–1990

From Protest to Challenge Volume 4: Political Profiles, 1882–1990, in Jacana’s second edition of the six volumes of From Protest to Challenge, profiles over six hundred individual activists who played important political roles during the century before the abolition of apartheid in 1990. Among those included are John Dube, Clements Kadalie, Albert Luthuli, Steve Biko, Beyers Naudé and Joe Slovo, as well as Ellen Kuzwayo, Jay Naidoo, Robert McBride, P.K. Leballo and Patricia de Lille.
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From Protest to Challenge Volume 4: Political Profiles, 1882–1990, in Jacana’s second edition of the six volumes of From Protest to Challenge, profiles over six hundred individual activists who played important political roles during the century before the abolition of apartheid in 1990. Among those included are John Dube, Clements Kadalie, Albert Luthuli, Steve Biko, Beyers Naudé and Joe Slovo, as well as Ellen Kuzwayo, Jay Naidoo, Robert McBride, P.K. Leballo and Patricia de Lille. 

These books are a wonderful resource for future generations of scholars.

The publication of the Vol. 4 completes the series. From Protest to Challenge Vol. 1 Protest and Hope, 1882–1932SHERIDAN JOHNSREVISED AND UPDATED BY GAIL M. GERHART AND SHERIDAN JOHNSProtest and Hope 1882–1934 consists of ninety-nine primary source documents, accompanied by a text that sets thedocuments in historical context.

From Protest to Challenge Vol. 2Hope and Challenge, 1935–1952THOMAS G. KARIS AND SHERIDAN JOHNSREVISED AND UPDATED BY GAIL M. GERHARTThe years 1935–1937 mark a major turning point in African politics in South Africa, during which times Africans of widely differing political convictions united to protest against the renewed threat to the real though limited rights of enfranchised African. The heightened political agitation of this period shaped the organisational and tactical issues of subsequent African politics.

From Protest to Challenge Vol. 1Protest and Hope, 1882–1932SHERIDAN JOHNSREVISED AND UPDATED BY GAIL M. GERHART AND SHERIDAN JOHNSProtest and Hope 1882–1934 consists of ninety-nine primary source documents, accompanied by a text that sets the documents in historical context.

From Protest to Challenge Vol. 2Hope and Challenge, 1935–1952THOMAS G. KARIS AND SHERIDAN JOHNSREVISED AND UPDATED BY GAIL M. GERHARTThe years 1935–1937 mark a major turning point in African politics in South Africa, during which times Africans of widely differing political convictions united to protest against the renewed threat to the real though limited rights of enfranchised African. The heightened political agitation of this period shaped the organisational and tactical issues of subsequent African politics.From Protest to Challenge Vol. 3Challenge and Violence, 1953–1964THOMAS G. KARIS AND GAIL M. GERHARTREVISED AND UPDATED BY GAIL M. GERHARTChallenge and Violence deals with the crucial period of the 1950s and early 1960s. These were years of mass passive resistance to apartheid; years when the ANC was able to rally hundreds of thousands of supporters for its strategy of non-violent protest.From Protest to Challenge Vol. 5Nadir and Resurgence, 1964–1979THOMAS G. KARIS AND GAIL M. GERHARTREVISED AND UPDATED BY GAIL M. GERHARTNadir and Resurgence continues the indispensable study of the struggle for freedom and justice in South Africa.From Protest to Challenge Vol. 6Challenge and Victory, 1980–1990GAIL M. GERHART AND CLIVE GLASERChallenge and Victory takes up the story in 1980 and examines the crucial decade that preceded the collapse of the apartheid system.

ABOUT THE AUTHORS 

Gail M. Gerhart is the author of Black Power in South Africa: the Evolution of an Ideology, the co-author of volumes 3, 4 and 5 of From Protest to Challenge, and the editor of the second edition of the series.

Thomas G. Karis was Professor Emeritus of Political Science at the City College, City University of New York.

Gwendolen Margaret Carter (1906–1991) was a Canadian-American political scientist. She was one of the founders of African Studies in the United States, past president of the African Studies Association and was among the most widely known scholars of African affairs in the twentieth century.

ISBN 978-1-77009-883-1
GENRE Politics
FORMAT Paperback 
SIZE 235x155mm
EXTENT 904pp
PRICE R450
RIGHTS Southern African Rights
RELEASE October 2017