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The Negotiations for a Democratic South Africa, 1990–1994

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Abstract

This chapter examines the negotiation process, which initiated the transition from apartheid to multiracial democracy. This chapter is divided into seven sections, dealing respectively with the main actors, the issues, pre-negotiation talks, the actual negotiations, the final talks, the obstacles encountered during the negotiations, and the outcome.

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Political Violence Conservative Party South African National Civic Organization Negotiate Process Armed Struggle 
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