Verwoerd : Architect of Apartheid – Henry Kenney

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Used perfect like new copy only flaw first page inscribed with prev. owner name. This is NEW EDITION and contains and intro. by David, Professor Extraordinaire at the University of Stellencosch, providing valuable political background and updating the book for a contemporary generaion. Hendrik Frensch Verwoerd was born in Amsterdam, the Netherlands on 8 September 1901. He was the second child of Anje Strik and Wilhelmus Johannes Verwoerd. His father was a shopkeeper and a deeply religious man who decided to move to South Africa in 1903 because of his sympathy towards the Afrikaner nation after the South African War. The Verwoerd family settled in Wynberg, Cape Town for ten years, after which they moved to Bulawayo, Rhodesia where the elder Verwoerd became an assistant evangelist in the Dutch Reformed Church. After four years they returned to South Africa and settled in Brandfort, in the Orange Free State.

Young Hendrik proved himself to be an able student at the Lutheran School in Wynberg and the Wynberg High School for Boys. In Rhodesia Verwoerd attended Milton High School where he did so well that he was awarded the Beit Scholarship. After refusing this because of his family’s move back to South Africa, he took the matric exam and came first in the Free State and fifth in South Africa..

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SKU: 9781868427161 Category: Title: Verwoerd : Architect of Apartheid
Author: Henry Kenney
Publisher: Jonathan Ball Publishers Sa
Year: 2016
ISBN10: 1868427161
ISBN13: 9781868427161
Condition: Mint
Format: Softcover
Inventory No: 157

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Used perfect like new copy only flaw first page inscribed with prev. owner name. This is NEW EDITION and contains and intro. by David, Professor Extraordinaire at the University of Stellencosch, providing valuable political background and updating the book for a contemporary generaion. Hendrik Frensch Verwoerd was born in Amsterdam, the Netherlands on 8 September 1901. He was the second child of Anje Strik and Wilhelmus Johannes Verwoerd. His father was a shopkeeper and a deeply religious man who decided to move to South Africa in 1903 because of his sympathy towards the Afrikaner nation after the South African War. The Verwoerd family settled in Wynberg, Cape Town for ten years, after which they moved to Bulawayo, Rhodesia where the elder Verwoerd became an assistant evangelist in the Dutch Reformed Church. After four years they returned to South Africa and settled in Brandfort, in the Orange Free State.

Young Hendrik proved himself to be an able student at the Lutheran School in Wynberg and the Wynberg High School for Boys. In Rhodesia Verwoerd attended Milton High School where he did so well that he was awarded the Beit Scholarship. After refusing this because of his family’s move back to South Africa, he took the matric exam and came first in the Free State and fifth in South Africa..

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Weight 0.5 kg
Dimensions 23 × 14.8 × 3 cm

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