FLASHPOINT, how a little-known sporting event fuelled America's anti-apartheid movement

: Catsam (D.)

R 890.00
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215pp., illus., hardback, Lanham, 2021


Derek Catsam on how anti-apartheid activists used the Springbok’s 1981 tour of the USA to mobilise against apartheid sport and the South African government. Protesters met the South African rugby team at airports, chanted outside their hotels, and courted arrests at matches.

Derek Charles Catsam is Professor of History and Kathlyn Cosper Dunagan Professor in the Humanities at the University of Texas Permian Basin and Senior Research Associate at Rhodes University.