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Bophuthatswana - Bophuthatswana Coup D'Etat of 1994, Bophuthatswana Air Force, Postal Orders of Bophuthatswana, Coins of Bophuthatswana (Paperback) Loot Price: R261
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Bophuthatswana - Bophuthatswana Coup D'Etat of 1994, Bophuthatswana Air Force, Postal Orders of Bophuthatswana, Coins of...

Bophuthatswana - Bophuthatswana Coup D'Etat of 1994, Bophuthatswana Air Force, Postal Orders of Bophuthatswana, Coins of Bophuthatswana (Paperback)

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Chapters: Bophuthatswana Coup D'etat of 1994, Bophuthatswana Air Force, Postal Orders of Bophuthatswana, Coins of Bophuthatswana. Source: Wikipedia. Pages: 28. Not illustrated. Free updates online. Purchase includes a free trial membership in the publisher's book club where you can select from more than a million books without charge. Excerpt: Bophuthatswana (meaning gathering of the Tswana people), officially the Republic of Bophuthatswana (Tswana: Repaboleki ya Bophuthatswana; Afrikaans: Republiek van Bophuthatswana) was a Bantustan an area set aside for members of a specific ethnicity and nominal parliamentary democracy in the northwestern region of South Africa. Mmabatho was its seat of government. Historically, Bophuthatswana's significance is twofold: it was the first area to be declared an independent state whose territory constituted a scattered patchwork of individual enclaves, and during its last days of existence, events taking place within its borders led to the weakening and split of right-winged Afrikaner resistance towards democratizing South Africa. In 1994, it was reintegrated into South Africa, and its territory was distributed among the new provinces of the Orange Free State (now Free State), North West Province, and Eastern Transvaal (now Mpumalanga). Internal borders. Bophuthatswana in red.The area was set up as the only homeland for Tswana-speaking people in 1961. It was given nominal self-rule in 1971 and became nominally independent on 6 December 1977. For the first election shortly before independence, 48 seats in its 96-seat parliament were open, the remainder being reserved for appointed local chiefs. Kgosi Lucas Manyane Mangope became president after his Democratic Party (DP) gained the majority of them. Six seats were won by the Seoposengwe Party (SP). Bophuthatswana's independence was not recognized by any government other than those of South Africa and Transkei, the first homeland to gain nomin...More: http: //booksllc.net/?id=16716

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Imprint: Books + Company
Country of origin: United States
Release date: September 2010
First published: September 2010
Editors: Books Llc
Creators: Books Llc
Dimensions: 152 x 229 x 2mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 30
ISBN-13: 978-1-157-18224-5
Categories: Books
LSN: 1-157-18224-0
Barcode: 9781157182245

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