1919Illust. London News (U.K.) 6 JuneThe Natives..kept loyal under strong temptation to make trouble for the Government from the Nationalists and pro-German Europeans.
1921E. Prov. Herald 16 Feb.General Smuts will out-face the Nationalists with a nationalism bigger, broader, prouder and more inspiring than their own.
1933Star 2 May 5Mr Vorster said..he was still a Nationalist, but now supported General Smuts as strongly as any S.A.P. man.
1950H. GibbsTwilight in S. Afr. 237The Nationalists’ anti-Semitism in the 1930s cannot be ignored, neither can Dr. Malan’s attempt to ban Jewish refugees in 1937 as prohibited immigrants.
1953A.J. Luthuli inDrum May 11As the Nationalists themselves have said, the laws which we oppose were not passed by them alone.
1964M. BensonAfr. Patriots 211The A.N.C..still hoped they (sc. the United Party) might learn they could never return to power by trying to beat the nationalists at their own game.
1973Sunday Times 27 May 17No Opposition group managed to break the increasing grip of the Nationalists on the 80 per cent or so of the Afrikaners who vote for them.
1979T. PakenhamBoer War (1982) 576The party founded by Botha and Smuts had been replaced in 1948 by Malan and the Nationalists.
1984Frontline Mar. 39Most English-speaking readers are easily [able] to remember the days when ‘Nationalist’ was virtually a synonym for ‘Afrikaner’...English-speaking Nationalists were as rare as kudu in Eloff street.
1991Sunday Times 10 Feb. 20Like Alan Paton’s Liberal Party, the Nationalists now put forward the vision of a non-racial South Africa..as the only viable alternative to the revolutionary socialist vision of the ANC and its communist pilot fish.
1993K. Owen inSunday Times 7 Nov. 22The Nationalists who destroyed South Africa’s provincial system when it showed some timid independence from central government are now demanding a full-fledged federation.
1933W.H.S. BellBygone Days 332General Hertzog was not included in the new Cabinet and he at once established the Nationalist Party which subsequently became a very powerful organization.
1936Cambridge Hist. of Brit. EmpireVIII. 645General Hertzog..ultimately found himself at the head of a new party under the name of the Nationalist Party which arose from the clothing of cultural aims with political forms.
1939Star 4 Sept. 11Last night when it was know[n] that Britain was at war, Dr Malan and other leaders of the Nationalist Party were invited to Groote [S]chuur where further discussion took place.
1947G.A.L. GreenEditor Looks Back 215Hertzog..declared that..the Re-united Nationalist Party..would work for peace with Germany.
1966Van Heyningen & BerthoudUys Krige 32The two traditional political groups, the South African Party under General Smuts and the Nationalist Party under General Hertzog had coalesced to form a new combination, the United Party. The extreme wing of the Nationalist Party, led by Dr. Malan, had refused to cooperate and continued to be the repository of ancient grudges and resentments.
1977F.G. ButlerKaroo Morning 224Dr D.F. Malan was on a visit to Cradock to get support for his Purified Nationalist Party.
1983D. TutuVoice of One 43You are brainwashed by the South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) which constantly misleads you, as it does its propaganda work for the Nationalist Party.
1930Friend 25 Aug. 14The..Nationalist M.P. for Potchefstroom has refused to take any further part in the activities of the Workers’ Bond.
1938Star 2 May 9Referring to the Nationalist spirit, Dr. Malan said the reception accorded him was proof that large numbers of young people were staunch supporters of his cause.
1943D. ReitzNo Outspan 147The Nationalist Government’s five yearly term of office expired in March 1929 and another general election was due.
1950H. GibbsTwilight in S. Afr. 31If Union can be revoked, what else may not be changed? That it will be done in Parliament, with a majority of Nationalist votes supporting it, is not doubted.
1950H. GibbsTwilight in S. Afr. 46Apartheid is the Nationalist dream. It will be pursued with vigour as a main political faith of men whose forefathers resented the abolition of slavery.
1962L. Gandar inJ. Crwys-WilliamsS. Afr. Despatches (1989) 342The White population of South Africa will go streaming into the Nationalist laager, stripped of the power of resistance which some genuine moral principals might have given them.
1969S. Uys inJ. Crwys-WilliamsS. Afr. Despatches (1989) 396The rousing of the Nationalist rank and file out of its apathy, the whole emotional mobilisation of the Afrikaner nation, is generating political intemperance and intolerance.
1970Rand Daily Mail 2 Apr. 4South Africa was being condemned to economic disaster by the policies of the Nationalist Government.
1980N. FerreiraStory of Afrikaner 129Nationalist politicians will insist on equating the NP with South Africa.
1991Sunday Times 10 Feb. 20To hear a Nationalist leader denouncing the racism of the Conservative Party with a passion and conviction worthy of Helen Suzman is to know that a profound and irreversible change has occurred in Afrikaner politics.
1993H. TysonEditors under Fire 11Every Nationalist speech from every political platform across the country devoted much of its content to the evils — and the dangers — of the Engelse pers, the English press.
A member of any of the successive (predominantly Afrikaner) National Parties; in pl., a collective name for the National Party or its government; Natnouna; NP2.
an early name for the South African Party (see SAPnoun1 a);
Of, belonging to, or characteristic of Nationalists or the National Party; Natadjective2 a.
Hence Nationalismnoun, the policies pursued by the National Party.
1961M.A. WallDominee & Dom-Pas 64These things should unite all South Africans, of all races, creeds and colours, all who do not wish to disgrace their humanity, in one common opposition to Nationalism and all it entails.
1983M. Du PlessisState of Fear 41We’ve lived under Afrikaner Nationalism all our lives.
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