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United Kingdom: Island. Exodus. United Kingdom: Island. Natty Dread. United Kingdom: Island. 35 Culture and Political Opportunity 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 1011 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 2011 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 3011 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 Marley, B. (1976). Rastaman Vibration. United Kingdom: Island. Marley, B. (1992). Songs of Freedom. Jamaica: Tuff Gong. Marley, B. (1979). Survival. United Kingdom: Island. 35 xii This Page Intentionally Left Blank PATRICK G. COY 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 1011 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 2011 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 3011 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 COMPROMISE IN SOUTH AFRICA: CLASS RELATIONS, POLITICAL OPPORTUNITIES, AND THE CONTEXTUALIZED “RIPE MOMENT” FOR RESOLUTION Kristin Marsh ABSTRACT South Africa’s struggle against apartheid illustrates a theory of compromised revolution.