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The caption says that on June 16,schoolchildren in the largest black township in South Africa, Soweto, where speaking out against apartheid authorities who wanted them to learn Afrikaans, the language of whites, in all schools of blacks.

The latter was killed on February 6, by the Zulu king Dingane with sixty of his men. Another point to note is the failure of ANC to develop peaceful methods of protest, which they learned from the work of Mahatma Gandhi in the country during early in his career.

Be the first to ask a question about A Rainbow in the Night. I don’t think “objective” makes a lot of sense when it comes to Apartheid, racism or Afrikaans-dominated South Africa. I read a LOT of books on Africa, and I see the kind of heartfelt, weepy prose engaged in here to be borderline condescending.

They very soon lost confidence in those practices and turned violent. What can I do for the better future? Lapierre ends his historical retelling with the election of Nelson Mandela as President of South Africa in They established the Dutch Reformed Church in their new piece of land.

A Rainbow in the Night: The Tumultuous Birth of South Africa by Dominique Lapierre

Another law prohibited the disclosure of any military action” I looked at myself, and I realised nptte I don’t know how to explain this book in a word. Of course, everything was decided by the Whites all the time and it was meant to bring in the complete subjugation of worlds oldest race.


Apr 30, Valeria Bradosche-pallares rated it really liked it. If somebody wanted to learn about South African history or Dutch history, they would want to read this book. It seems like it misleads the potential reader a bit. Books by Dominique Lapierre. The more adventurous ones travelled up to the north, following the herds. Should be required reading for every citizen of the world. The scope of the book is limited Something interesting was that when the men were injured, women would take the guns and start to shoot attackers.

Mostly apartheid, not much detail of before then.

This is because on April 6,three ships stopped on the tip of Africa, which domminique later known as Cape Town. I think it is must read for those interested in history of apartheid. A Rainbow in the Night: Mar 19, Laurabrannen rated it it was amazing. Taking theological justification for the practice of slavery from the Bible, the Boers strictly separated the races with the blacks and the coloured people treated wrcobaleno sub-humans.

To summarize, this is how the South Africans orginiated.

Jun 15, Bonnie rated it really liked it Shelves: Jan van Riebeeck and his 90 expatriates had no intention of conquering southern Africa, but that is what seemed like to the indigenous people of Africa. They made a paradise of the semi arid wilderness. Trivia About A Rainbow in the Reading this book, a reader would say that the author is passionate about this topic, even though reading his information; it says that he is French and never lived in either Holland or South Africa.

The history is by no means impartial, Lapierre communicates his own points of view jn the text. Sep 10, Fausto Betances rated it it was amazing Shelves: But I also don’t need to be beaten to death with overheated, overwrought, hand-wringing prose about the troubles of the doimnique. It then turns about halfway through into a hagiography of the poor. Finally they won power in by a narrow margin.


I had only read two textbook paragraphs on the country before reading this book and found it to be a very readable introduction to a terrible chapter of our world’s history.

Un arcobaleno nella notte

Their saga—bloody, ferocious, In a small group of Dutch farmers landed on the southernmost tip of Africa. The emphasis is on the twentieth century, what happened after the Great Trek of the Afrikaners into the interior and their bloody battles with the British, the Zulus, and the other native inhabitants. But the focus of book remains Apartheid and how it evolved over the years and what kind of struggle people had to endure to finally abolish it. A white minority subugated and victimized millions of blacks.

Want to Read Currently Reading Read. The Boers made the country as it stands today by the sheer dint nu their hard work. He was released in I vaguely remember a college debate amongst friends talking about South Africa pulling out of Cricket World Cup if the referendum on Apartheid was not successful in favor of abolishing it.

Nogte listened through our trip to South Africa and not only learned so much but could also see how dominiqque many of the struggles were to the race issues in America too. I’m already fairly clear that it blew pretty seriously. Lieberman and Barnards stories are arcobalneo as two of the brightest points in the country’s history, doing much to bring down apartheid.