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Its business reeled under crippling sanctions and boycotts. 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. He was awarded the Padma Bhushan, India’s third highest civilian award in the Republic Day honours list. Thanks for telling us about the problem. But I also don’t need to be beaten to death with overheated, overwrought, hand-wringing prose about the troubles of the poor.

These settlers, driven by their strong Calvinistic faith believed that their goal was more than farming: In the modern portion of the book, M. Apr 18, Sajith Kumar rated it liked it Shelves: No trivia or quizzes yet. The land was rich in coal, diamond and gold — a deadly combination. The book is recommended. Good fast history background for South Africa. They made a paradise of the semi arid wilderness.

The book still gets four stars, principally because I think it’s SO accessible that I hope it’ll be read by people who wouldn’t tackle a denser book or a more nuanced history about South Africa. Their saga—bloody, ferocious, In a small group of Dutch farmers landed on the southernmost tip of Africa. The result is an immensely readable book but one that’s a bit hard to take seriously as history, insofar as it concerns the Apartheid period itself after World War II.


To ask other readers questions about A Rainbow in the Nightplease sign up. The struggles the black South Africans and the Apartheid-opposing whites, Indians, those of mixed race etc. Lapierre recounts the struggle against this regime interspersed with the stories of Nelson Mandela and those of Christiaan Barnard and Helen Lieberman two upper class whites who ignored the legal restrictions of apartheid by actively working to aid their fellow black and colored residents of South Africa.

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Some points have been omitted like Namibia’s independence and end of sporting boycott in so I deducted one star.

Part One of the book covers the period of three centuries between the Dutch men Jan Van Riebeeck setting foot on the Cape of Good Hope in and the ascendancy of the National Party to power in This was a very informative book about a country which I love.

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

View all 3 comments. Books by Dominique Lapierre. The first section of the book covers the first Dutch settlers to South Africa; one quarter of the book covering years of history. He developed interests in travelling, writing and cars.

Not much later, conflicts began between the Dutch immigrants and native black people. I think it is must read for those interested in history of apartheid. Fascinating So much history that I never knew.

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

In a small group of Dutch farmers landed on the southernmost tip of Africa. Uno de aquellos libros que no puedes dejar pasar. 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.


The Boers called themselves Afrikaners and heroically established rich provinces like Transvaal and the Orange Free State. But acobaleno draconian laws they put in place that effectually treated blacks like animals prevent humanists from extending sympathy to the Afrikaners.

The struggle the black South Africans, Mandela included, went through is amazing.

Moreover, there were people that wanted to change this world to become better. A seal in indelible blue ink proclaimed that the passport is valid for travel to any count There was a time when I chanced upon the Indian passport of one of my uncles lying on the table.

Fascinating story and a wonderful read.

Lapierre hits too hard on the same old messages of martyrdom, which makes this book not an effective history. It even had lessons on Dictatorship ; – “For individuals or groups who resisted these apartheid expulsions or contested their legality lapierde appealing to the courts, he came up with the Black Prohibition of Interdicts Act, which prevented the judiciary from opposing government action and authorized the use of force against any rebellion.

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The Dutch men were adherents of Calvinism and had escaped from their motherland to evade Catholic persecution. Refresh and try again. I can’t believe this really happened in our history.

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