By Kajsa Norman
Norman spends time with citizens of the breakaway republic of Orania, the place one thousand Afrikaners are operating to build a white-African utopia. mentioning their wish to protect their language and traditions, they've got sequestered themselves in an remoted a part of the arid Karoo quarter. the following, they could nonetheless dictate the foundations and create a place of origin with its personal flag, forex and beliefs. For a Europe that faces starting to be nationalism, their tale is extra correct than ever. How do humans react once they think their cultural id is less than hazard? Bridge Over Blood River's haunting and subversive evocation of South Africa's racial politics offers a few unsettling answers.
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