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Looking for Information about South Africa and Apartheid?
This page is a compilation of resources and links on South Africa in general and on apartheid in particular. This page was created to support any curriculum and research conducted at Syracuse University on Africa or South Africa, the country where Trevor Noah grew up and where Born a Crime takes place. If you have any suggestions for this page, please don't hesitate to contact Bonnie Ryan firstname.lastname@example.org .
Other related research guides created by librarians at Syracuse University Libraries:
Flag of South Africa
The South African flag consists of a horizontally oriented Y-shape in green with yellow (gold) and white borders. The Y-shape separates sections of red (top and right), blue (bottom and right), and a black triangle (left).
Country Studies of South Africa
Economist Intelligence Unit
Reports, analysis, and data from the Economist Intelligence Unit related to the industries, and the economy in numerous countries.
Online Europa World Year Book providing basic facts, and political and economic information about countries and territories.
Oxford Reference Online
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Reference books in the arts, humanities, social sciences and sciences.
South African Literature
South African Literature and Culture by
Described as a prophet of the post-apartheid condition, Njabulo Ndebele is a prize-winning author, poet and critic and one of the leading lights in South Africa's literary world. These essays, beginning in 1984, were written over the storm years of the democratic struggle and are reprinted here with a new introduction by Graham Pechey.
Looking for additional information?
Please contact Bonnie Ryan, the African Studies Librarian at Syracuse University Libraries.
Many thanks to Atoma Batoma, Africana Librarian at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, for compiling relevant websites and archives for the African Studies internet resource guide.
Databases for Scholarly Sources
Looking for scholarly content about South Africa and apartheid? These databases offer a wide variety of resources, including many peer-reviewed scholarly articles. Hover over the database name for specific information about what the database offers.
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