The Cambridge History of the British Empire, Volume 1

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Eric Anderson Walker
CUP Archive, 1963 - Great Britain
 

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Contents

CHAPTER I
1
Sir Hercules Robinson as High Commissioner
5
South African Rivers
7
Rainfall ii
13
The Karoo and the Kalahari
15
BUSHMEN
21
Bushman Religion
27
Hottentot Beliefs and Practices
33
Selfdefence and Selfgovernment
445
Effects of the Diamond Discoveries
451
The Earl of Carnarvon and Confederation
457
War against Sekukuni
463
The GaikaGaleka War
469
Outbreak of the Zulu War
475
Agitation in the Transvaal
481
CHAPTER XIX
487

Tribal Organisation
41
Government and Law
47
Difficulties of Ancient Exploration
53
The Problem of the Nile
59
Ptolemys Geography
65
Arab Settlements in East Africa
71
CHAPTER IV
77
Results of the Voyage of Dias
83
African Policy of King Manoel
89
Penetration of Congo and Angola
95
Extent of Portuguese Dominion
101
The Dutch and the Portuguese Monopoly
107
Report of Janszoon and Proot at the Cape
113
Early Days of the Settlement
119
State of the Colony in 1662
125
Evolution of the Trekboer
135
Simon van der Stel
139
The Burghers Memorial
141
EighteenthCentury Governors
147
Policy of the Company
153
Decline of the Company
159
The Frontier Boer
165
The French Invasion of Holland
171
Craig and the Frontier Afrikanders
177
Macartney and the Afrikanders
183
The Cape in the Peace Negotiations
189
The Second British Occupation
195
The Cape and South America
197
Caledon and the Frontier
203
Cradocks Frontier System
209
Slachters Nek
215
Assisted Emigration to the Cape
221
The Currency Problem
227
The Cape as a Clearing House
233
Initial Hardships
239
Dr John Philip and the London Missionary Society
245
Philip and Governor Somerset
251
Currency Difficulties
257
CHAPTER XI
262
A Slave Code 183031
269
State of the Hottentots c 1800
277
The Missionary Societies
283
Philips Researches in South Africa
289
CHAPTER XIII
295
The Chaka Wars
301
Effects of LandHunger
307
The Stockenstrom Treaties 35
315
The Cape Frontiersman
319
Piet Relief and the Zulus
325
End of the Natal Republic
331
The War of the Axe
337
The Kaffir War of 185053
343
Recall of Sir Harry Smith
349
The Bloemfontein Convention
355
Crown Colony Rule at the Cape 1834
361
Fitness for SelfGovernment
367
Constitutional Deadlock 1850
373
Representative Government in Action
379
The Republic of Natal
385
CHAPTER XVI
391
Greys Objections to the Conventions
397
Labouchere refuses to accept Greys Policy
403
Recall of Sir George Grey
409
Wodehouse as High Commissioner
415
Economic Depression in the Cape Colony and Natal 47
421
Appreciation of Wodehouses Work
427
Disputes over the Possession of the Diamond Diggings
433
Suggestions of Foreign Arbitration
439
Fall of the Scanlen Government
495
Krugers Policy of Isolation
501
Annexations by Cape Colony
507
Sir Charles Warren in Bechuanaland
513
British Annexation of Pondoland
519
De Beers Consolidated Mines
525
Concessionhunters in Matabeleland
531
The Matabele War
537
Effects of the Gold Discoveries
543
The Transvaal and the Natives
549
Political Disabilities of the Uitlanders
555
Sir H Robinson and Rhodess Scheme
561
Die Federale Road
567
THE STRUGGLE FOR SUPREMACY 18961902
568
Kruger and the Press
575
Milner and Rhodes
581
The Question of Paramountcy
587
The Bloemfontem Conference
593
The Rival Armies
599
The Second Phase of the War
605
The Treaty of Vereeniging
611
Death of Cecil Rhodes 6 5
619
The Indian Problem
625
The Selborne Memorandum
631
The Language Question
637
SOUTH AFRICA AFTER THE UNION 19101921
641
Union Finance
647
Industrial Unrest
653
Natives Land Act 1913
659
The Supplemental Charter 1915
665
c THE PROTECTORATES
671
The GovernorGeneral
677
Control of the Senate
683
The Provinces
689
The Treaties of Protectorate
695
Surrender of the last of the Rebels
701
Agricultural Settlement
707
Occupation of Liideritzbucht
717
The Strategic Position in East Africa
723
The South Africans in France and Flanders
729
SOUTH AFRICA AND THE EMPIRE
734
Political Developments 19031907
741
Foreign Policy and Neutrality
747
General Smuts and the League of Nations
753
CHAPTER XXIX
759
Road Building
765
Distribution of Population
771
Finance of the Diamond Industry
777
Organisation of the Goldmining Industry
783
Effects of Railway Building
789
The Union and Railway Rates
795
Land Settlement
799
Retrospect
805
Pressure of Population on Land
811
The Eastern Frontier and Kaffraria
817
Chieftainship
823
CHAPTER XXXI
829
The Charters of Justice
835
The Law of Persons
841
Influence of Scottish Ministers
847
Social Conditions
853
Rivalry of Afrikaans and High Dutch
859
Afrikaans Literature
865
Art in South Africa
871
B IN SOUTH AFRICA by A C G LLOYD M A Librarian of the South
908
OTHER WORKS
914
Special Commission of Enquiry
916
INDEX
967

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