The Boer War Diary Of Sol T Plaatje

Author by : Solomon Tshekisho Plaatje
Language : en
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The Boer War

Author by : Fred R. Van Hartesveldt
Language : en
Publisher by : Greenwood Publishing Group
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Description : Provides a guide to the historiography of a war that is still debated in Great Britain and has significant nationalist overtones in South Africa.


The Boer War

Author by : John Gooch
Language : en
Publisher by : Psychology Press
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Description : This collections of essays by leading British and South African scholars, looking at the Boer War, focuses on three aspects: how the British Military functioned; the role of the Boers, Afrikaners and Zulus; and the media presentation of the war to the public.


The Boer War 1899 1902

Author by : Gregory Fremont-Barnes
Language : en
Publisher by : Bloomsbury Publishing
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Description : Victorious in its previous campaigns in Africa against native armies, Britain now confronted an altogether different foe. The Boers proved to be formidable opponents, masterfully compensating for inferior numbers with grim determination, resourcefulness and strong religious faith. Their mobility, expert use of cover, and knowledge of the terrain, in which they employed powerful long-range magazine rifles, gave them initial advantages. By contrast the British suffered from inadequate transport, insufficient mounted troops and poor intelligence. Despite marshalling the immense resources of their empire, the British were to be severely tested in a war which one general described as 'the graveyard of many a soldier's reputation'.


The Columbia Guide To South African Literature In English Since 1945

Author by : Gareth Cornwell
Language : en
Publisher by : Columbia University Press
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Description : From the outset, South Africa's history has been marked by division and conflict along racial and ethnic lines. From 1948 until 1994, this division was formalized in the National Party's policy of apartheid. Because apartheid intruded on every aspect of private and public life, South African literature was preoccupied with the politics of race and social engineering. Since the release from prison of Nelson Mandela in 1990, South Africa has been a new nation-in-the-making, inspired by a nonracial idealism yet beset by poverty and violence. South African writers have responded in various ways to Njabulo Ndebele's call to "rediscover the ordinary." The result has been a kaleidoscope of texts in which evolving cultural forms and modes of identity are rearticulated and explored. An invaluable guide for general readers as well as scholars of African literary history, this comprehensive text celebrates the multiple traditions and exciting future of the South African voice. Although the South African Constitution of 1994 recognizes no fewer than eleven official languages, English has remained the country's literary lingua franca. This book offers a narrative overview of South African literary production in English from 1945 to the postapartheid present. An introduction identifies the most interesting and noteworthy writing from the period. Alphabetical entries provide accurate and objective information on genres and writers. An appendix lists essential authors published before 1945.


Black African Literature In English 1987 1991

Author by : Bernth Lindfors
Language : en
Publisher by : K G Saur Verlag Gmbh & Company
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Description : Black African Literature in English, 1987-1991 is the continuation of the 1982-1986 and earlier volumes compiled by Bernth Lindfors, and lists all the important works produced on Anglophone black African literature published between 1987 and 1991. Containing almost 9,000 entries - some of which are annotated to identify the authors discussed - it covers books and periodical articles, as well as providing selective coverage of other relevant sources of informed commentary. Also included are a very substantial number of articles which have appeared in African newspapers and magazines.


Sol Plaatje

Author by : Solomon Tshekisho Plaatje
Language : en
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Description : A comprehensive selection of Sol Plaatje's writings, including letters to the press, newspaper articles and editorials, pamphlets, political speeches evidence to government commissions of enquiry, unpublished autobiographical writings, and personal letters.


Perspectives On South African Fiction

Author by : Sarah Christie
Language : en
Publisher by : Ad Donker Publishers
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