The development of manufacturing industry in South Africa 1939-1969
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University of Cape Town
The field of study below is that of the South African manufacturing industry in the period from the Second World War to the end of the nineteen-sixties. In relation to preceding developments, this period was unique in at least two respects. In the first place, the nature of the forms and dominant tendencies within manufacturing marked a distinct break from the pre-war period. Secondly, there was a qualitative change in the significance of manufacturing industry in its interrelation with the economy as a whole. This thesis examines the causes, forms and implications of the specific developments in the manufacturing industry during a definite, and thus the distinctive character of the forms and rhythm of development of changing and antagonistic social relations.
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Bloch, G. 1980. The development of manufacturing industry in South Africa 1939-1969. University of Cape Town.