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The South African War reappraised

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Published by Manchester University Press, Distributed exclusively in the USA by St. Martin"s in Manchester, UK, New York, [New York] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • South African War, 1899-1902.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementedited by Donal Lowry.
    SeriesStudies in imperialism, Studies in imperialism (Manchester, England)
    ContributionsLowry, Donal.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDT1896 .T43 2000
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 258 p. ;
    Number of Pages258
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22401020M
    ISBN 100719052580, 0719058252
    LC Control Number99045465

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    Frank Welsh’s A History of South Africa is a vividly written, definitive guide to South Africa’s turbulent past. The narrative is structured around several pivotal events, such as the Dutch settlers’ decision to rely on imported slaves and the Union of South Africa in , which paved the way for apartheid. The book also debunks many of the most common myths about South Africa. Subtitled “Blood and Bad Dreams: A South African Explores the Madness in His Country, His Tribe and Himself”, this book was a bestseller in South Africa and elsewhere when it came out in By a member of one of Afrikanerdom’s leading apartheid families, it goes into the heart of darkness of a country in turmoil.

    New Africa Books, - Civil The South African Defence Force in Angola by Jeremy Grest. from total strategy to counter. South Africas National Management System by James Selfe. Apartheids army and the arms embargo by William Cobbett. state discourses on political violence. current South African war literature. The South African War was a costly and bitterly contested struggle. It was fought in a region populated by five million people, four million of whom were black. This is the first history of the war to focus upon the wartime experiences of black people, and to examine the war in the context of a complex and rapidly changing colonial society.


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