TITLE

'COLOURED AND NATIVE BRITISH SUBJECTS IN SOUTH AFRICA' AND THE ACT OF UNION IN 1909

AUTHOR(S)
Willoughby, Guy
PUB. DATE
July 2010
SOURCE
Quarterly Bulletin of the National Library of South Africa;Jul-Sep2010, Vol. 64 Issue 3, p108
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses South African racial policies and the 1909 British Act of Union, or the South Africa Act, focusing on Cape Colony governor William Philip (W.P.) Schreiner. It particularly examines the issues of black and coloured rights and enfranchisement. The author comments on the Joint African and Coloured Delegation, a group of South African representatives who petitioned the British House of Commons. South African political activist John Tengo (J.T) Jabavu and British Prime Minister Herbert Asquith are also considered.
ACCESSION #
59285426

 

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