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He does not spare the exclamation points! A poignant, very well written history of South Africa’s birth and rebirth after apartheid’s end. Jul 23, Bruce rated it really liked it. Mandela was an amazing human being, as are every individual that raised the arm and fist. There was an epistle from the President of India appealing to persons anywhere in the world to extend wholehearted help and cooperation to my uncle whose photo was pasted on the facing side.

To ask other readers questions about A Rainbow in the Nightplease sign up. Mostly apartheid, not much detail of before then.

In ogni caso lo consiglio a c Molto interessante: Were there any other do gooders fighting peacefully against apartheid?

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

Then began my enquiry on why this country on the southern tip of Africa is discriminated against by the international community. Stones and tear gas considers rains down upon police and demonstrators, alike.

Finally they won power in by a narrow margin. Takeaways – British galeons appear for the first time. Byafter training in Nazi Germany, the white leaders laplerre a totalitarian police state based on the Bible, white supremacy and a laughable, cruel race science. Lapierre presents these cases in a bid to balance the story to its proper point.

They made a paradise of the semi arid wilderness. This story was very engaging but I also would have liked more details. The main problem with it is that it begins as a fairly objective, fairly reasonable and very well-told history of South African history pre-World War II which is when the racism that would become Apartheid was not formalized.


The more adventurous ones travelled up to the north, following the herds. Jun 15, Bonnie rated it really liked it Shelves: Apr 18, Sajith Kumar rated it liked it Shelves: An idea that was planned as brutally and as comprehensively as Hitler had done for Nazi Germany against Jews. They established the Dutch Reformed Church in their new piece of land.

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. As usual to his style, the author has also talked about some of the good work that was done by some white people during all these years and that only highlights that in any race there are always bad and good people and these good people act as rainbow in the dark and keep the hope alive.

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Lists with This Book. It was only yesterday afterall. The book ends with Mandela assuming power after its first multi-racial elections.

Mar 02, Pie Resting-Place rated it it was ok Shelves: 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 lapierrre the legal restrictions of apartheid by actively working to aid their fellow black and colored residents of South Africa. The latter was killed on February 6, by the Zulu king Dingane with sixty of his men.

The state had become a pariah, with many countries severing diplomatic problems with it. Quite a depressing read that ends on a good note. But Lapierre doesn’t give us a good picture of what was happening in hella rest of the country. This last part was the first sign of white dominance in South Africa. View all 3 comments. Fascinating story and a wonderful read. Refresh and try again. He didn’t give up to find freedom for the people in South Africa. Trivia About A Rainbow in the Therefore, my nitpicks aside, if a zillion people read this book the world will be a much better place, and for that alone it gets some extra credit.


This is because on April 6,three ships stopped on the tip of Africa, which was later known as Cape Town.

One photograph which impressed me was one where a black man and woman where walking next to each other, and the man was carrying a boy who was dead, with a bloody mouth. En otros lugares no perdonamos a miles.

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Some points have been omitted like Namibia’s independence and end of sporting boycott in so I deducted one star. Lapierre covers the political activity of the country, and then shares vigne This book gave an engaging overview of the history of South Africa. Jun 14, Pawan rated it really liked it.

The author has really made reading of history interesting for many subjects and even in this book, lapuerre has traced the history through hundreds of years from the time when Dutch came first to South Africa to create a stopover for their ships going to Asia. That’s why I’m reading a book on South Africa in the first place.

Reading this book, a reader would say that the author is passionate about this topic, even though reading his nlela it says that he is French and never lived in either Holland or South Africa. There was a time when I chanced upon dominiqeu Indian passport of one of my uncles lying on the table.

Another point to note is the failure of ANC to develop peaceful methods adcobaleno protest, which they learned from the work of Mahatma Gandhi in the country during early in his career. A white minority subugated and victimized millions of blacks.