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Dr. Jamie Frueh: Faculty Guide for BC South Africa Trip

Dr. Jamie Frueh: Faculty Guide for BC South Africa Trip

Dr. Jamie Frueh

Dr. Jamie Frueh, chair of BC’s department of history and political science, will lead the group’s exploration of South Africa. He has spent more than two years in South Africa, written a book on the transition from apartheid to

Web Links for BC South Africa Trip

safrica.info
This is the official tourism/promotional site of the SA government.

gov.za
Other governmental information from the SA government.

memory.loc.gov/frd/cs/zatoc.html
The US Library of Congress country study.

lonelyplanet.com/worldguide/destinations/africa/south-africa

Student Video from 2011 South Africa Trip

Suggested Readings for BC South Africa Trip

As you prepare for your journey to South Africa, the books below will provide context for what you’ll encounter on the trip: 

  • John Carlin, Playing the Enemy, NY: Penguin Books, 2008.
  • Leonard Thompson, A History of South Africa, New Haven: Yale

Safety and Health for BC South Africa Trip

South Africa is a multi-class society, and there are areas where crime is a significant problem, but this is not the case in the areas we visit. Dr. Frueh has spent almost two years of his life in South Africa and wrote a book on South Africa that includes a