- Format: Kindle Edition
- File Size: 1625 KB
- Print Length: 81 pages
- Publisher: HarperPress (5 April 2012)
- Sold by: Amazon Media EU S.à r.l.
- Language: English
- ASIN: B007E3ES36
- Text-to-Speech: Enabled
- Word Wise: Enabled
- Average Customer Review: 23 customer reviews
- Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #16,030 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
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Top Customer Reviews
Would recommend it to anyone who would like to know history of South Africa and has not got the time or inclination to read through history books.
The History in an Hour series is such a great and simple idea you wonder why no-one thought of it before.
The format is the same as the other books in the series with a sweeping overview of the main events in a time period that sweeps from WW2 through to present day. No doubt a South African expert would name events that have been missed out but it certainly covers all the main points, events and double dealings of the white majority.
After the main, very readable, narrative there are brief biographies of the main protagonists in the story.
As ever a great starting point to understand a subject from which you can dive into other, far more detailed, books with an understanding of the grand sweep of history.
The format is very easy to read and when I finished the book, I couldn't wait to read other history in an hour books.
This is an excellent series and is particularly good for those who would like an overview rather than a detailed knowledge of historical events.
Most Recent Customer Reviews
Informative for anyone visiting S.A. and wants to know some history about the country. Read whilst on flight. Excellent short read. 😊Published 2 months ago by Irene L. Fine
A great comprehensive summary of south Africa in the twentieth century. Good for those who haven't studied the area beforePublished 3 months ago by Kindle Customer
Great insight into south Africa's history. History in an hour is a great collection for anyone wanting an overview of history. Would highly recommend.Published 7 months ago by marc
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