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    • The Afrikander Volunteer Corps and the participation of Afrikanders in conflicts in Rhodesia, 1893-1897 

      Hendrich, Gustav (Faculty of Military Science of Stellenbosch University, 2012)
      During the last decade of the nineteenth century, British colonisation in Southern Africa, in particular in Rhodesia (today Zimbabwe) had coincided with uneasy relations with the native black population. Partly because of ...

    • The beasts of Berlin 

      Nasson, Bill (AOSIS Openjournals, 2011-04)
      In the early stage of the First World War, the Union of South Africa invaded the neighbouring colony of German South West Africa at the request of the British War Cabinet. The assignment was to knock out a German coastal ...

    • Die troebel toekoms van die Afrikaners en Afrikaans 

      Giliomee, Herman (Suid-Afrikaanse Akademie vir Wetenskap en Kuns, 2014-12)
      Die opkoms van die Afrikaners as ’n verpolitiseerde etniese groep, wat onder die Nasionale Party in beheer van die staat was, en van Afrikaans as amptelike taal, was een van die belangrikste politieke ontwikkelings in ...

    • White settlement and irrigation schemes : CF Rigg and the founding of Bonnievale in the Breede River Valley, 1900-c.1953 

      Visser, Wessel (School for Basic Sciences, Vaal Triangle Campus, North-West University, 2013-12)
      The idea to initiate irrigation development as part of a white colonisation scheme and a political movement to settle Britons on land in South Africa dates back to the culmination of British imperialism in the late nineteenth ...