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DIAMONDS, GOLD AND WAR: The British, the Boers, and the Making of South Africa

Editorial Review - Kirkus - Jane Doe

The unruly formation of South Africa, set to a backdrop of war over the country's invaluable resources. Meredith (The Fate of Africa: From the Hopes of Freedom to the Heart of Despair, 2005, etc.) plunders his expansive knowledge of the continent's history once again for this examination of the genesis of current-day South Africa. A ten-page introduction sketches Britain's contemptuous disinterest ... Read full review

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