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The Resource Diamonds, gold, and war : the British, the Boers, and the making of South Africa, Martin Meredith

Diamonds, gold, and war : the British, the Boers, and the making of South Africa, Martin Meredith

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Diamonds, gold, and war : the British, the Boers, and the making of South Africa
Title
Diamonds, gold, and war
Title remainder
the British, the Boers, and the making of South Africa
Statement of responsibility
Martin Meredith
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A history of the tumultuous period leading up to the 1910 founding of the modern state of South Africa explores how the discovery of vast diamond and gold deposits led to a fierce struggle between the British and the Boers for control of the region
Summary
A history of the tumultuous period leading up to the 1910 founding of the modern state of South Africa explores how the discovery of vast diamond and gold deposits led to a fierce struggle between the British and the Boers for control of the region
Writing style
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212142
Cataloging source
DLC
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Meredith, Martin
Dewey number
968.04/81
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
DT1894
LC item number
.M47 2007
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
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  • South African War, 1899-1902
  • Diamond industry and trade
  • Gold industry
  • Afrikaners
  • South African War, 1899-1902
  • Engelsen
  • Kolonisatie
  • Boerenoorlog (Zuid-Afrika)
  • Great Britain
  • Great Britain
  • South Africa
  • South Africa
  • South Africa
  • Zuidelijk Afrika
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
the British, the Boers, and the making of South Africa
Label
Diamonds, gold, and war : the British, the Boers, and the making of South Africa, Martin Meredith
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [539]-550) and index
Contents
  • 3.
  • pt. 10
  • 44. The
  • Sunnyside strategy
  • 45.
  • Vukani Bantu!
  • 46. The
  • Black Ordinance
  • 47. The
  • sphinx problem
  • Epilogue
  • Kimberley
  • Chapter notes
  • Select bibliography
  • Index
  • 4. The
  • diggers' revolt
  • 5.
  • Enter the magnates
  • pt. 2
  • 6. The
  • imperial factor
  • 7.
  • Map
  • Oom Paul
  • 8. The
  • washing of spears
  • 9.
  • Majuba
  • pt. 3
  • 10. The
  • diamond bubble
  • 11. The
  • stripping clause
  • Author's note
  • 12.
  • Dreams and fantasies
  • 13. The
  • road to the north
  • 14. The
  • German spectre
  • 15. The
  • most powerful company in the world
  • pt. 4
  • 16. A
  • Introduction
  • chosen people
  • 17.
  • Johannesburg
  • 18. The
  • corner house
  • 19. A
  • marriage of convenience
  • pt. 5
  • 20. The
  • place of slaughter
  • pt 1
  • 21. The
  • balance of Africa
  • 22.
  • To Ophir direct
  • 23.
  • Kruger's protectorate
  • pt. 6
  • 24.
  • Groote Schuur
  • 25. A
  • 1.
  • bill for Africa
  • 26.
  • Not for posterity
  • 27. The
  • Loot Committee
  • pt. 7
  • 28. A
  • tale of two towns
  • 29. The
  • randlords
  • Diamond fever
  • 30. The
  • Rhodes conspiracy
  • 31.
  • Jameson's raid
  • 32.
  • Missing telegrams
  • 33.
  • By right of conquest
  • pt. 8
  • 34. The
  • 2.
  • richest spot on earth
  • 35.
  • Nemesis
  • 36. The
  • great game
  • 37. The
  • drumbeat for war
  • 38.
  • Ultimatums
  • pt. 9
  • Blue ground
  • 39. The
  • fortunes of war
  • 40.
  • Marching to Pretoria
  • 41.
  • Scorched earth
  • 42. The
  • bitter end
  • 43.
  • Envoi
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xi, 570 p., [16] p. of plates
Isbn
9781586484736
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2007034540
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
  • ocn167764014
  • (OCoLC)167764014
Label
Diamonds, gold, and war : the British, the Boers, and the making of South Africa, Martin Meredith
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [539]-550) and index
Contents
  • 3.
  • pt. 10
  • 44. The
  • Sunnyside strategy
  • 45.
  • Vukani Bantu!
  • 46. The
  • Black Ordinance
  • 47. The
  • sphinx problem
  • Epilogue
  • Kimberley
  • Chapter notes
  • Select bibliography
  • Index
  • 4. The
  • diggers' revolt
  • 5.
  • Enter the magnates
  • pt. 2
  • 6. The
  • imperial factor
  • 7.
  • Map
  • Oom Paul
  • 8. The
  • washing of spears
  • 9.
  • Majuba
  • pt. 3
  • 10. The
  • diamond bubble
  • 11. The
  • stripping clause
  • Author's note
  • 12.
  • Dreams and fantasies
  • 13. The
  • road to the north
  • 14. The
  • German spectre
  • 15. The
  • most powerful company in the world
  • pt. 4
  • 16. A
  • Introduction
  • chosen people
  • 17.
  • Johannesburg
  • 18. The
  • corner house
  • 19. A
  • marriage of convenience
  • pt. 5
  • 20. The
  • place of slaughter
  • pt 1
  • 21. The
  • balance of Africa
  • 22.
  • To Ophir direct
  • 23.
  • Kruger's protectorate
  • pt. 6
  • 24.
  • Groote Schuur
  • 25. A
  • 1.
  • bill for Africa
  • 26.
  • Not for posterity
  • 27. The
  • Loot Committee
  • pt. 7
  • 28. A
  • tale of two towns
  • 29. The
  • randlords
  • Diamond fever
  • 30. The
  • Rhodes conspiracy
  • 31.
  • Jameson's raid
  • 32.
  • Missing telegrams
  • 33.
  • By right of conquest
  • pt. 8
  • 34. The
  • 2.
  • richest spot on earth
  • 35.
  • Nemesis
  • 36. The
  • great game
  • 37. The
  • drumbeat for war
  • 38.
  • Ultimatums
  • pt. 9
  • Blue ground
  • 39. The
  • fortunes of war
  • 40.
  • Marching to Pretoria
  • 41.
  • Scorched earth
  • 42. The
  • bitter end
  • 43.
  • Envoi
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xi, 570 p., [16] p. of plates
Isbn
9781586484736
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2007034540
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
  • ocn167764014
  • (OCoLC)167764014

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