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Unit 2. Colonialism and Segregation - South Africa: Overcoming ...

The discovery of diamonds in Kimberley in 1867 and of gold on the ... in 1886 transformed South African from an agrarian society at the edge of world trade into a ... Racist laws enabled the white-owned mining companies to control workers, keep ... In response, a group of black South Africans traveled to London to petition...

South Africa's Tortured Urbanisation and the Complications of ...

Official Full-Text Paper (PDF): South Africa's Tortured Urbanisation and the ... A widening economic gap between urban and rural areas was one of the outcomes, .... stimulated by the discovery of diamonds in the interior of the country in 1867, ... Large-scale mining also sparked the development of a wide range of support...

Why is Africa Poor? - MIT Economics - Massachusetts Institute of ...

sustained economic decline and reinforced the poverty we see in Africa ... we discuss below in the context of the Ghana cocoa boom and the response of Africans ... south of the Sahara and outside of Ethiopia African societies did not innovate ...... particularly after the discovery of diamonds in Kimberly in 1867 and of gold in.

Austin JID Reversal of F Compression of History Nov2008 - LSE

importance of examining growth theories against long-term history: revealing relationships .... causes of Africa's economic fortunes, and rather greater awareness of the ... Sub-Saharan Africa features large in AJR's expositions, and provides 23 of the ... 'reversal of fortune' thesis runs counter to a central theme of African...

The New Imperialism in Africa - Annenberg Learner

Colony in South Africa, which they had held since 1815. A column of British- ... European powers beginning about 1807, African societies continued and, in.

South Africa - Diamonds, gold, and imperialist intervention (1870 ...

South Africa experienced a transformation between 1870, when the diamond ... British colonies, Boer republics, and African kingdoms all came under British ... Richer finds in “dry diggings” in 1870 led to a large-scale rush. .... The gold mines rapidly established a pattern of labour recruitment, .... Government and society.

South African Wars (1879–1915) - Wikipedia

Ethnic, political and social tensions among European colonial powers, indigenous Africans, .... This region was constructed between German Southwest Africa and the .... This war had very little in the way of large-scale conflicts. .... of war until his release by the British authorities in 1900 during the Second Anglo-Boer War.

Settler Colonial Economies in Africa

Aug 25, 2006 ... The history of settler societies and economies is a unique chapter in the ... northern extremities of the African continent, South Africa and .... century until the discovery of diamonds (1867) and gold (1884). ... Settlers, mining interests ... which were unsuitable for agriculture but rather used for large-scale.