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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.    

Two Generals: Buller and Botha in the Boer War

Roy Digby Thomas - History - 2012
The Boer Wars that occurred at the end of the nineteenth century involved nearly 450,000 British troops and over 60,000 Boers. They were the largest wars Britain had ever waged ...
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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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The Bechuanaland Pioneers and Gunners

Deborah Ann Schmitt - History - 2006 - 265 pages
A military and social history of African soldiers who served under British command during WWII.
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Terrific Majesty: The Powers of Shaka Zulu and the Limits of Historical ...

Carolyn Hamilton - Biography & Autobiography - 2009 - 294 pages
Since his assassination in 1828, King Shaka Zulu--founder of the powerful Zulu kingdom and leader of the army that nearly toppled British colonial rule in South Africa--has ...
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Robert Thorne Coryndon: Proconsular Imperialism in Southern and Eastern ...

Christopher P. Youé - History - 1986 - 241 pages
Robert Thorne Coryndon, born in South Africa in 1870, served twenty-eight years as the top-ranking administrator of African dependencies, a career unmatched by any other ...
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Faku: Rulership and Colonialism in the Mpondo Kingdom (c. 1780-1867)

Timothy J. Stapleton - History - 2001 - 198 pages
From roughly 1818 to 1867, Faku was ruler of the Mpondo Kingdom located in what is now the north-east section of the Eastern Cape, South Africa. Because of Faku’s legacy, the ...
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