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South Africa

Republic of South Africa
  • Barry Turner
Part of the The Statesman’s Yearbook book series (SYBK)

Abstract

The San (Bushmen), nomadic hunter-gatherers, lived at the edge of the Kalahari Desert for thousands of years. The Khoikhoi shared customs with the San and spoke related languages but lived in more settled communities, mostly along the Orange River valley and around the Cape. From the fourth century AD, Bantu-speaking farmers settled the east.

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  • Barry Turner

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