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Diamonds, gold, and war : the British, the Boers, and the making of South Africa
Martin Meredith
Adult Nonfiction DT1894 .M47 2007

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ContentsPage
Mapp. xii
Author's Notep. xv
Introductionp. 1
Part I -
1 - Diamond Feverp. 13
2 - Blue Groundp. 22
3 - Kimberleyp. 33
4 - The Diggers' Revoltp. 41
5 - Enter the Magnatesp. 50
Part II -
6 - The Imperial Factorp. 63
7 - Oom Paulp. 74
8 - The Washing of Spearsp. 85
9 - Majubap. 95
Part III -
10 - The Diamond Bubblep. 107
11 - The Stripping Clausep. 113
12 - Dreams and Fantasiesp. 125
13 - The Road to the Northp. 133
14 - The German Spectrep. 143
15 - The Most Powerful Company in the Worldp. 153
Part IV -
16 - A Chosen Peoplep. 167
17 - Johannesburgp. 176
18 - The Corner Housep. 186
19 - A Marriage of Conveniencep. 194
Part V -
20 - The Place of Slaughterp. 207
21 - The Balance of Africap. 214
22 - To Ophir Directp. 229
23 - Kruger's Protectoratep. 238
Part VI -
24 - Groote Schuurp. 247
25 - A Bill for Africap. 259
26 - Not for Posterityp. 270
27 - The Loot Committeep. 279
Part VII -
28 - A Tale of Two Townsp. 291
29 - The Randlordsp. 302
30 - The Rhodes Conspiracyp. 311
31 - Jameson's Raidp. 323
32 - Missing Telegramsp. 335
33 - By Right of Conquestp. 354
Part VIII -
34 - The Richest Spot on Earthp. 365
35 - Nemesisp. 378
36 - The Great Gamep. 386
37 - The Drumbeat for Warp. 403
38 - Ultimatumsp. 416
Part IX -
39 - The Fortunes of Warp. 427
40 - Marching to Pretoriap. 436
41 - Scorched Earthp. 449
42 - The Bitter Endp. 462
43 - Envoip. 470
Part X -
44 - The Sunnyside Strategyp. 481
45 - Vukani Bantu!p. 494
46 - The Black Ordinancep. 504
47 - The Sphinx Problemp. 511
Epiloguep. 520
Chapter Notesp. 527
Select Bibliographyp. 539
Indexp. 551


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