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Books Books 21 - 30 of about 48 related to Diamonds, Gold, and War: The British, the Boers, and the Making of South Africa.    

Southern Africa in World Politics: Local Aspirations and Global Entanglements

Janice Love - History - 2005 - 240 pages
Examines how the interplay of local, regional and global actors and arenas shape the lives of the people and nations of southern Africa.. These days, politics often seem to be ...
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Post-Apartheid South Africa: The First Ten Years, Page 857

M. Nowak, Luca Antonio Ricci - Business & Economics - 2005 - 229 pages
Ten years after the end of apartheid in South Africa, this publication examines the country's economic development in light of the apartheid legacy and considers the key ...
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A Rainbow in the Night: The Tumultuous Birth of South Africa

Dominique Lapierre - HISTORY - 2009 - 320 pages
In 1652 a small group of Dutch farmers landed on the southernmost tip of Africa. Sent by the powerful Dutch India Company, their mission was simply to grow vegetables and ...
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Cecil Rhodes: The Man Who Expanded an Empire

Sandy Phan - Biography & Autobiography - 2012 - 32 pages
In this biography, readers will discover the remarkable journey of Cecil Rhodes from England to the diamond mines, parliament houses, and battlefields of Africa. The stunning ...
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The Wedding Feast War: The Final Tragedy of the Xhosa People

Keith Smith - HISTORY - 2012 - 320 pages
The last of the nine Frontier Wars fought between 1799-1877 was in many ways a OCyprequelOCO to the more famous Zulu War of 1879, featuring as it did many of the British ...
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A History of South Africa, Fourth Edition

Leonard Thompson - History - 2014 - 512 pages
A magisterial history of South Africa, from the earliest known human inhabitation of the region to the present. Lynn Berat updates this classic text with a new chapter ...
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From Rhodesia to Zimbabwe: The Politics of Transition

Henry Wiseman, Alastair M. Taylor - History - 2013 - 192 pages
From Rhodesia to Zimbabwe: The Politics of Transition studies the last phase of the transfer of power from illegal white minority control to freely elected majority rule in ...
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Richmond: Living in the Shadow of Death

Andrew Ragavaloo - History - 2008 - 294 pages
A true story, this gripping narrative reads like a political thriller as it describes one South African town's year of terror in the early days of the new post-apartheid ...
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The Transvaal Rebellion: The First Boer War, 1880-1881

John Laband - History - 2014 - 288 pages
This book takes a unique look at the first Boer war by concentrating on the events and battles of the First Boer War. Due attention is also given to the 2nd Boer War - it's ...
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The Sacrificed Generation: Youth, History, and the Colonized Mind in Madagascar

Lesley Alexandra Sharp - Education - 2002 - 392 pages
Youth and identity politics figure prominently in this provocative study of personal and collective memory in Madagascar. A deeply nuanced ethnography of historical ...
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